MP: Varsities prepare for both modes of exams

MP: Varsities prepare for both modes of exams

BHOPAL [Maha Media]: Although Department of Higher Education (DHE) has said to conduct offline exam of UG and PG students in colleges, but demand for online exam is continued by student organizations.  Sources said that DHE wouldbe changing its decision at eleventh hour as the cases of Covid-19 pandemic are on rise. There are positive chances of open book or online exam in colleges. Concerned over the possible third wave of pandemic, Barkatulah University, Hindi University and MP Bhoj Open University has asked faculties and affiliated colleges to be prepared for both offline and online exam.

Officials said, last year too there was preparation to conduct offline exam but during March 202, Covid cases were in higher number. At eleventh hour, DHE conducted open book pattern exam of all students with the help of portal. DHE is updating the data of 11.78 lakh students in 1364 colleges. Students confirmed their admission rom July to December have been updated on portal. Demanding online exam for college students, National Students Union of India (NSUI) has written letter to the state Governor on Monday. 

Manjul Tripathi, State President NSUI said, technical colleges are set to conduct online exam for students after witnessing the rising case of Covid-19. He said decision taken by Government for online exam of technical students is for welfare of students only as they have attended online class throughout session. He further said, colleges under Department of Higher Education (DHE) have conducted online class in entire session. He said students have prepared their syllabus as per online content and even many colleges have yet to complete the syllabus. He said new variant of Covid-19 has already been detected in our country. Amid such circumstances it is not highly risky to conduct offline exam for students. NSUI demanded Government take decision egarding welfare of students and conduct online exam for all UG and PG students. 
 

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