DU open book exams update, university said students can write papers at home
The Delhi University has released guidelines for open book examinations that may commence from November 30 which state that students who have opted for the physical mode can even take the exam from their home.
However, people who have opted for the web mode of exams, cannot choose the physical mode of examination. The last date for filling up the examination forms is November 18 and it would be extended, in keeping witha political candidate.
The guidelines stated that the universities should upload the mobile numbers and email-id of the nodal officers on the faculty website in order that students can reach them just in case of any query during the exam.
The students are given two options — physical mode (from the college) and remote mode (from home) by using ICT-based facilities.
“Those who have opted for the choice of writing exam by physical mode will have the selection of writing it through remote mode but not vice-versa. the faculty will provide the mandatory infrastructure in compliance with the MHA, UGC guidelines in sight of Covid-19,” the rules said.
The students shall be provided all the facilities by the school for taking the open book exam in physical mode. they’ll must bring their own A4 size sheets.
The duration of the exam shall be four hours, including one hour for scanning the solution sheet within the PDF/JPEG format and uploading on the portal. Differently-abled students are given six hours.
In case students face technical issues while uploading their answer sheets, they’ll submit their answer sheet beyond the stipulated cut-off date with documentary evidence that a further one hour are given. The cases of delayed submission are going to be sent to the review committee and their evaluation will depend upon the choice of the committee, in keeping with the rules.
The delayed submission may additionally cause a delay within the declaration of results for such candidates. during a related development, the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) postponed the examinations of the third and fifth-semester students till further orders. The exams were presupposed to begin on November 30.
The NCWEB could be a non-formal system of obtaining a degree from Delhi University with lectures being delivered only on the weekends. Only women students residing within the capital Territory of Delhi can enroll themselves as students of the board.