Anna University UG, PG degree examinations will be held on November 22, 2018
Anna University – In the wake of Cyclone Gaja bringing in heavy rains in Chennai city, the Anna University, which had earlier scheduled their UG and PG degree examinations on November 15, 2018, had deferred the date to November 22, 2018, according to an official release. The UG and PG degree examinations which were scheduled on November 15 will now be held on November 22 and all UG and PG degree examinations expected to be conducted on November 16 will now be held on December 13, 2018.
According to an India Today report, the session of examination – forenoon and afternoon – will remain the same. The University had to defer the examination dates due to the cyclone Gaja which made its landfall in Tamil Nadu in Nagapattinam district on November 16, 2018. Many other universities such as Pondicherry University, Annamalai University have also deferred their examinations scheduled on these days. Schools and colleges also remained closed, noted the report. Only the Pondicherry University is yet to announce the revised dates for the postponed examinations, added the report.
A statement issued by the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Anna University dated November 16, said, “The originally scheduled date of examination on November 15 FN and AN on Thursday has been rescheduled to November 22, FN and AN on Thursday. Similarly, the examination scheduled on November 16 Friday has been deferred to December 13 Thursday. The examination on November 17 Saturday was postponed to December 14 Friday.”
Anna University is a technical university in Tamil Nadu, India, named after Thiru C.N.Annadurai, a multi-faceted personality and the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, formed on September 4, 1978, as a unitary university. The new university encompass College of Engineering, Guindy (one of the oldest technical institutes in the world among 11 of the oldest Engineering Schools in the world that shaped the field (interestingengineering.com/11-of-the-oldest-engineering-schools-in-the-world-that-shaped-the-field) and has a history spanning 220 years), Alagappa College of Technology, Madras Institute of Technology and the School of Architecture and Planning.
It became an affiliating university in 2001, monitoring about 250 Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Again in 2010, it has got back the unitary status. In 2011, as per Act No.20 (Tamil Nadu University Laws Amendment and Repeal Act) of Government of Tamil Nadu, it had become an affiliating type university again by merging all Anna Universities of Technology with Anna University, Chennai on August 1, 2012.
The Office of the Controller of Examinations shall be responsible for maintaining the standard of all the University Examinations. The office of the Controller of Examinations must arrange for preparation, scheduling, the conduct of University Examinations, organizing for valuation of answer scripts and all other incidental matters connected with the conduct of examinations for all the affiliated non-autonomous Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu. The other responsibilities of the office are:
- Processing and publishing the results in time
- Issuing of certificates like Statement of Grades/Marks, Consolidated Statement of Grades/Marks and Provisional Degree Certificates
- Providing Transcripts and Migration Certificates
- Publication of rank lists and Medalists before the conduct of Annual Convocation
- Handling of the Annual Convocation and Supplementary Convocation as and when the Chancellor directs and the issue of Degree Certificates to all the qualified students of University Departments, Autonomous Colleges and Non-autonomous colleges and Award Degree for the students eligible for M.S. (by Research), M.Tech. (by Research) and Ph.D. degree programmes.