On Wednesday professors of the university demanded cancellation of the examination and asked it not to enhance the anxiety and stress of the students. The Delhi University on Wednesday issued a report, saying the online open book exams scheduled from July 10 have been postponed.
Condemning the Delhi University’s decision to postpone the online open book exams for final year undergraduate and postgraduate courses, they demanded cancellation of the examination. Last month, the university had postponed the exams that were scheduled to start from July 1 and shifted them to July 10.
MHRD-UGC don’t play with the lives of understudies and instructors! Reviewed postponement of OBE in DU proves its untenability. Do not rise students’ anxiety and stress. Cancel OBE has been and persists our demand – it is discriminatory, promotes discriminatory practices, and penalizes sincere students, Said by Delhi University Teachers’ Association president Rajib Ray, In a Facebook post.
Students and teachers have been disagreeing with the decision of the varsity to perform Online Open Book exams (OBE). Under the ”Open-Book” method of examination, the student will be apt to refer books, notes, and other study materials to respond to the questions.
The decision of the Delhi University to postpone final year examination till August 15 is not a step in the right path, said Pankaj Garg, convener of Indian National Teachers’ Congress.
Pankaj Garg, convener of Indian National Teachers’ Congress said that The decision of the Delhi University to postpone the final year examination till August 15 is not a stride in the right path.
It is moving to further exacerbate the problems of students. This is not the moment to do any experiments and Delhi University is tinkering with the future of lakhs of learners.
he added that The only solution is to eliminate the exams and acknowledge the results of students on the basis of past execution and new session internal assessment. The way COVID-19 cases are gaining every day, there would be no headway in the situation, by August 15.
Another DU teachers’ body — Academics for Action and Development — sounded identical reactions and said it strongly indicts its insensitivity to the difficulties faced by the students in the entire process.
It is quite awful that the Court is dealing with the difficulties faced by students to which the university administration swiveled deaf ears. The opinion of the administration to postpone the online examination is not a solution and will further complicate the situation.
they said that We need cancellation of the online OBE on the purpose of statutory violations, academic absurdity, and logistical challenges.