The Delhi University, is gearing up for the online examinations to be held in July , all heads of departments have been notified regarding the preparation of final semesters question papers for open book examination mode on May 18, 2020.
In the meeting held by the Computer Science department at the university, teachers have been asked to prepare two sets of papers. The first set would be concerning regarding the online open book exam and the other would be for the pen-paper examination.
Those who have internet connectivity and proper resources available will appear in online open examination in July and rest will appear in pen-paper exam for which time and schedule hasn’t been specified yet .
On May 14, the university announced that it will hold examinations for its final year students, even after facing continuous criticism and this decision being regarded as “discriminatory” university is incorporating methods to address the grievances out-stated by students and teachers . Executive Council member Rajesh Jha said the decisions taken by the university over this issue are being taken in a very opaque and non-transparent manner.
“This is one-time measure to facilitate the final semester/term/ year students for academic session 2019-20. Further, this may please be noted that mode adopted is not an online mode, only for downloading and uploading purposes, there will be a requirement of minimal internet and any latest phone will serve the purpose,” Dean (Examination) Vinay Gupta informed, a leading news agency.