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Unmukt wins attendance battle

NEW DELHI: Under-19 World Cup hero Unmukt Chand has been allowed to continue his course provided he clears his backlogs in the current semester.

Unmukt Chand wins attendance battle

Chand has to clear his semester 1 and 2 backlogs in the third and fourth semester to continue his course at the prestigious St Stephen’s College.The Delhi University has made special provisions to allow St Stephen’s College student Chand to go into the second year.”University has made special provisions to allow Chand to go into the second year” said DU vice-chancellor Dinesh Singh.The Indian captain, who scored a match-winning century in the final against Australia, was earlier detained by the college for lack of attendance.Delhi University rules mandate a student to have at least 33.3 per cent attendance in an academic session after all exemptions, but 19-year-old Unmukt, a first year BA student of St Stephen’s College, could not attend required number of classes owing to his cricketing engagements.

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