Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Higher Education Department on Saturday issued a notification stating that from now onwards college students having less than 75% attendance cannot appear for annual examinations.
The notification (13559/HE) has been issued to all colleges of the State including private ones. College principals and teachers were also directed to create awareness among students to attend maximum classes in college.
In this regard, Higher Education Secretary Saswat Mishra has said that students having attendance less than 75% will not be eligible to appear for the annual examination.
In case, any student fails to be present in classes for the required period, he/she will be asked to attend extra classes, he added.