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JKSC welcomes JU’s proposed initiative of addl marks, credits for sportspersons

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SRINAGAR: The J&K Sports Council has welcomed Jammu University’s proposed initiative of giving credits and additional marks to students who shall be taking part in sports activities at different levels.
Prof Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor Jammu University in a press conference yesterday shared the University’s proposed reform that would benefit the sportspersons in their academic journey.
The University has passed a resolution in its recently held academic council and has set in motion its proposed reform whereby students taking part in sports, NSS, NCC, and Culture would be supported in their academic program by the University.
A high-level committee has also been constituted to recommend the percentage and other parameters.
Secretary J&K Sports Council Nuzhat Gull while appreciating this progressive initiative of the University has expressed gratitude to the Vice Chancellor Prof Umesh Rai. She said, “This is a much-needed progressive initiative and would give big relief to the sportspersons who many times find it difficult to balance studies and sports.”
“There is often a clash between their academic calendar and participation in sports tournaments,” she said and added that she hopes other institutions will also adopt this policy in the interest of sportspersons and their academic careers.

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