Panjab University has taken a serious note of the fake news being circulated around examination dates and said it will take strict measures against those involved.
In the last few days, we have seen many posts regarding PU examinations on social media platforms, which has created panic among the students and their parents. On Tuesday (9 June 2020), a fake date sheet for the undergraduate fourth semester exams was circulated on social media which made the university to immediately clarify that it was not an authentic document but a fake news.
In their prompt response, the university on its official Twitter handle clarified that PU had not issued any such date sheet and the students are advised to follow PU portal only for any such information. “Beware of fake news. PU has not issued any date sheet. A fake one is being circulated which is not available on authentic PU websites. Students are advised to follow news alerts and notice boards of PU portal only. Strict action will be taken against mischievous elements,” said the university in a late night tweet on Tuesday.