Odisha to debar students from appearing exam for low attendance
Bhubaneswar: College students failing to secure at least 75 percent attendance will not be allowed to appear in end-term examination.
A directive in this regard was issued to principals of all colleges through a letter by Secretary of Higher Education Department, Odisha Government.
“Student attendance must be monitored on monthly basis and parents of students not attending 70 percent classes must be contacted over phone/SMS/postcard,” the official wrote in the letter.
This apart, all college teachers and principals have been directed to perform duty for at least seven hours on every working day. This stipulation will not be applicable for guest faculties.