Open Book Exam (OBE) of Delhi University to get postponed? The Open Book Exams are as per schedule to start from July 10. However, news is that the university might conduct the same a month later, i.e. in August.
The UGC recently came up with new set of guidelines. It advice universities to access the final year students till the end of the month of September. Henceforth, the Delhi University might defer the exams till August. Additionally, the university can hold the exams after August 15.
A meeting was called by the HRD Minister to discuss the examination as well as the academic calendar for the colleges of Delhi University.
Meanwhile, the university may extend its last date of admission for the new students. The JEE Main exam is schedule to be held in the first week of September. Additionally, NEET exam will be conducted on September 13, while JEE Advance will be on September 27.
DU is likely to get over with the admission process only when these exams are over. Moreover, the new academic year may start in the month of November.
Having faced a lot of criticism due to OBE exams, the university is now sure to go ahead with the decision to hold exams. With the release of guidelines, it is now sure that the university might conduct exams for final year students. Additionally, the UGC guidelines have made it compulsory for colleges to conduct exams for final year students.
Amidst the Covid-19, the university wants to conduct exams, while facing a lot of criticism from both teachers as well as students likely. DUTA is still in oppose of this decision. But it seems the university will go ahead with its decision to organize the exams.