Hyderabad: The ‘controversial’ communication from the English and Foreign Language University (EFLU), Hyderabad, was rolled back on Friday after students boycotted academic classes for two days.
A student representative said that at 12 noon, students received the official notification that the order has been cancelled. Some of the changes the varsity had proposed included waiving of the written section of the PhD entrance examinations for JRF holders and the introduction of the Bell Curve grading and mandatory written examinations for all.
The order stated that the Vice Chancellor had given approval for the cancellation of the communication no. EFLU/RO/2020/67, posted on the University website on January 28.
The students had demanded a complete rollback of the “regressive measures which stood in opposition to the academic culture and identity of the university.”...