DU final-year exams are starting tomorrow, 7th June 2021. Approximately 2 lakh undergraduate and postgraduate students will sit for the online June OBE. Thus, despite all the efforts of the DU students and teachers, the varsity did not budge its decision to conduct exams.
Delhi University is conducting the final-year exams from tomorrow believing it to be imperative for their future. The varsity has shifted to ABE, i.e. assignment-based evaluation method for the rest of the semesters. But, conducting the final-year exam is inevitable.
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Why are students not ready for the final-year exams?
Several college unions had previously submitted representations to the administration requesting cancellation. Various petitions were also signed by the students but all of that went in vain. The covid-19 impact this year is very severe leading to a lot of infections and many unwanted deaths. Thus, amidst this adverse situation of panic and stress, students wished to skip exams. They are unable to focus on both studies and health.
The necessity to conduct final-year exams:
The varsity did decide to conduct third-year exams considering it imperative for their future. Many students are planning to apply to foreign universities for future studies or jobs. Thus, it requires timely conduction of exams and submission of results.
DU final-year exams: Important guidelines by DS Rawat:
Around 80,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students will be appearing for the exams from DU. Also, 1.2 lakh students will be appearing from the School of Open Learning. Teachers suggest that since exams are held digitally via the Open Book system, they won’t pose any problems.
No alterations have been made in the examination process and will be similar to the one held in December. Also, DS Rawat, the dean of exams will send personalized guidelines to every student in English and Hindi. In case of any network issue or technical glitches, students can submit their answer sheets to the nodal officer along with some documentary evidence.