Bhubaneswar, September 7 ( Odisha.in)Over 6,000 engineering students from different technical institutions affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) demonstrated before the State Secretariat and State Assembly Friday, demanding withdrawal of its year back system.
Both boys and girls students who came loaded in trucks and buses shouted slogans demanding scraping of the Year Back system and termed it as an anti-student measure by the university which is putting the students in difficulty.
Talking to Odisha.in some student leaders said this system is not prevalent in other States and Universities. Students are allowed to clear their back papers at their convenience which never affect their class promotion.
They demanded that the BPUT should follow such procedure for the benefit of the students.
The students also submitted memorandums to the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Orissa Governor.