The decision by the varsity’s examination department comes in the wake of Saturday’s directives of the Bombay High Court that advised students to produce a negative RT-PCR test report for the theory examinations – beginning from June 10 and ending on June 30.
According to the HC, if the examinee has difficulty producing the RT-PCR negative report initially, a negative rapid antigen test report can be produced but the RT-PCR report will have to be produced by June 15.
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Over 40,000 students from colleges affiliated to the MUHS will appear for the health science examinations for winter 2020 first, second and third year (undergraduate) exams of all health science courses, including MBBS and certificate course in modern pharmacology and modern mid-level service provider certificate course.
“With the HC order, it would not be possible for the varsity to allow students to take the exam without the negative Covid test report,” an MUHS official said.