Even as the B. Ed. examinations in Uttar Pradesh would be held on June 19, Governor-Chancellor B.L. Joshi has rejected the resignation of Lucknow University Vice-Chancellor Manoj Kumar Mishra. Mr. Mishra had submitted his resignation in the wake of the cancellation of the B Ed. entrance examination on Wednesday following the leak of the General Awareness paper.

In his resignation letter, the Lucknow University V-C had accepted his moral responsibility and said the fate of lakhs of student was uncertain.

In a written communique to Mr. Mishra on Thursday, Mr. Joshi asked him to continue leading the Lucknow University and rejected his resignation.