March 2013: Shivaji University, Kolhapur has decided to postpone all the ongoing examinations indefinitely. The decision has been taken on the backdrop of ongoing agitation by teachers. The teachers in the state have given call to boycott classes till the Government conceeds their demands.
The teachers are demanding the payment of areas of Sixth Pay Commission. About 4000 teachers from Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara have participated in the call for boycott of examinations called by Maharashtra State Federation of University and College Teachers Organization.
The agitation is going on from February 2013. The annual examinations of B.A. and B.Com scheduled to be held from 22nd March 2013 have been postponed indefinitely due to this agitation. The new time table of these examinations will be announced by the authorities in due course of time.