Mumbai, May 24 -- More than two weeks after state higher and technical education minister Uday Samant announced that all university students, except final year students, will be promoted based on a gradation formula, the University of Mumbai (MU) released a circular clarifying the rules of gradation.

According to the release, MU has requested all affiliated colleges to promote students from non-traditional courses on a 50:50 formula, where 50% is based on internal tests and other projects in the current semester and the other 50% is based on the student's performance in the previous semester. "If there are any internal exams yet to be completed, colleges should conduct the same online or over phones," stated the circular released late on F...