Delhi University (DU) has introduced a new policy that mandates compulsory extra classes for students who fail their practical exams. Students who fail their practical exams will have to retake their classes. And tutorials in the assessment pattern for undergraduate students.
Under the old rules, if a student failed, they have to register as an “ex-student” so they reappear for the exam. Students who fail a practical exam eligible for re-admission to reappear for the same exam via continuous evaluation. This amendment was approved in December 2020 and came into effect from the 2022-2023 academic session.
The new policy has deemed necessary after DU adopted the new continuous evaluation scheme in 2020. The practical examination requires continuous evaluation. This means that a student needs to take continuous classes. The university emphasized that students must attend their compulsory extra classes. It helps in clearing their exams.
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DELHI UNIVERSITY’S REPLY SOUGHT ON THE NSUI SECRETARY’S REQUEST
The new assessment pattern has revised the internal assessment proportion to 30:70. The theoretical examination ratio is 45:55. Under this pattern, actions executed have considered 30 marks for the constant assessment. 10 marks for internal assessment.
DELHI UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS SUGGEST HOPE FOR PARKINSON’S REMEDY
Under the continuous mode of evaluation, a student must have a minimum attendance of 66%. If a student fails the practical exam or does not secure the required attendance. They require to take admission to appear for the compulsory extra classes and clear the paper or course.
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The university clarified in case a student incapable to attend classes. For a valid reason like illness, their mark sheet would show ER in the practical section. Students must attend their classes to clear their practical exams.
The new policy introduced by Delhi University is aimed at emphasizing continuous evaluation. It ensures that students attend their classes to clear their practical exams. The university believes that this policy improved the academic performance of students. It helps them achieve better results.