“The extension of this academic year hasn’t been envisaged in higher education institutions”, said Jeyhun Bayramov, minister of Education at the press conference of the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers, ONA reports.
He said about 176 thousand students receive education in higher education institutions. Up to 75 percent of them have joined online classes.
The minister said the implementation of summer session in higher education institutions has been scheduled for June-July.
Taking into consideration peculiarities of specialties, the examinations in a number of specialties may be held in online mode: “If this is not possible, the examinations can be organized in traditional manner. Taking into consideration the non-standard condition, if the students submit notification about their inability to take part in the examination session during June-July, a special examination session will be held for those students in the end of August and in the beginning of September. And prior to this, the higher education institutions will organize overview (summary) sessions”.