Visually impaired University of Delhi students who could not appear for Delhi University’s online first phase of OBE in August have come back to Delhi from their home towns to appear for the second phase of OBE commencing from 14th September.
As per the University officials, over 12,000 students have registered themselves for the second phase of online OBE exams. Out of these 12,000 students, over 3,000 students have opted to take up the exams at designated exam centers.
The first phase of Delhi University’s online open-book exams for the final year undergraduate and postgraduate students were conducted between 10th August to 31st August. The second phase of open-book exams is being conducted for those DU final year students who could not appear for the exams in August.
In the second phase of OBS, students have a choice to appear for the exams online or visit the Delhi University’s exam centers.
A visually impaired student, Deepak Gupta traveled from Rohtas, a district in Bihar to Delhi to sit for OBE exams. His online OBE exams are scheduled to commence from 16th September.
Deepak Gupta said that he had opted for the online OBE mode in the exam center since the university failed to arrange scribes for them. The National Association for Blind will assist them in writing their OBE exams. He added that University hostels are closed while the NGO has made arrangements for their stay in Delhi.
Kanta, another visually disabled student from Delhi University said she expended over Rs. 5000 to arrive Delhi from Uttarakhand on a private vehicle.
Delhi University Examination Form Facility for Final Year Students
The University of Delhi in it’s recently released notification informed DU students regarding the last opportunity to fill up the examination form on the official website. The students who are to appear for the second phase of OBE are to fill up the examination form.
The notice states that students who could not submit their exam forms for the second phase of OBS can now email it at firstname.lastname@example.org by today 5 PM.