IUST students refuse to take exams

Srinagar: Amid 10th and 12th class examination controversy; students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Saturday said that they are not ready for the exams scheduled from Nov 17.

Talking to KNS, the students in their second semester of Islamic studies said that their examination of Islamic studies were scheduled to held from July 11but due to the present unrest the exams could not be held.

They said the authorities first came up with exam date sheet and declared exams will be held from Nov 07, “We met university officials there and told them that it is impossible for us to get ready for exams.”

They said that university authorities have informally declared examination date sheet which is not even available on official website of university.

Class representative, Ishfaq Nisar said, “We are not ready for the examinations as there is no transport facility available.”

“Our books are lying in hostel rooms which are closed for last four months it is hard for us to prepare for examinations,” he added.

They said that students hail from different districts and it is impossible for them to reach exam centers on time.
“We are ready for exams but only in peaceful environment, we are mentally disturbed. Some of our class mates are injured and some are languishing in different jails, how it is possible for us to appear in exam centers,” said another student Abid Ahmad Mir.

They said that it will be hard for girls’ students to reach on time during examination days. (KNS)