The APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala has released a new date sheet for the B Tech eighth semester regular and supplementary exams. The examination datesheet is available on the official website of AKTU. Candidates scheduled to appear for the AKTU examination can visit the official website to check the revised date sheet. The examinations were postponed by the university due to the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.
According to the reports, the AKTU B.Tech 8th semester regular and semester examinations will be conducted from July 1, 2020. According to the official notification, the S7 honours and MBA T5 examinations scheduled to be conducted on March 16 will be conducted on June 26, 2020, while the B.Tech S8 (Honours) May 2020 exams will be conducted on June 29, 2020.
The university had earlier on released the notification released on the official website, the Registration to B.Tech S8 (supplementary) Exam May 2020 will be opened from May 21 to 25, 2020.
As per media reports, the university has stated that the students who have moved to their hometown during the COVID-19 lockdown in the state will be able to appear for the examination at any exam centre nearest to them except for the MBA T5 examination. Apart from these, the students who are not able to appear for the S8 exams due to the genuine reasons will be given another chance in October.
Reports also suggest that the duration of the examination has been reduced to two hours and 15 minutes from the usual three hours and the examination will be conducted for a total of 70 marks.