SOL Internal Assessment: From this academic year 2022-23, students who have been admitted into the School of Open Learning (SOL) or Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) will have an internal assessment, just like regular colleges offer to their students.
Further, these changes are made given National Education Policy (NEP 2020) norms. Also to fulfil the Distance Education Bureau (DEB) provision. Now, these proposals will be put at the 18 August 2022 executive council meeting.
According to the agenda document, these amendments to implementing continuous open and distance learning are mandatory requirements of the University Grants Commission’s Distance Education Bureau (DEB-UGC).
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Clearly, it stated “Regarding the introduction of continuous assessment or internal assessment in the School of Open Learning, Department of Distance & Continuing Education, Campus of Open Learning, Delhi University. And, the distance learning mode will be suggested to the executive council for approval.” Moreover, it added, “The introduction of internal assessment is necessary to meet the Distance Education Bureau, UGC (DEB-UGC) requirement. “
Till now, the internal assent is only for regular programs and not for open and distance learning. Though, the changes will be proposed at the executive council meeting on 18 August.