Due to the sudden rise in covid-19 cases, the DU practicals are postponed for students with covid-19. As the University of Delhi administration permitted all colleges to reschedule the practical for 2022 examination season.
For the first time, Delhi University will conduct an offline examination after the covid-19 pandemic. Till last semester’s examination, all exams were online open book based.
This year an even number of semester examinations will be held in offline mode. Accordingly, DU practicals are being conducted. However, due to the rise in virus cases, Diwan Rawat (Examinations Dean) has issued a guideline. According to this, colleges have permission to postpone practicals and to conduct them flexibly.
Further, the administration allows conducting practicals even after theory examinations. Generally, practicals end before theory exams.
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Rawat remarked to colleges, “In case some students can’t attend practicals due to covid-18, colleges must reschedule the exam. Moreover, they can postpone it after the theory exams also. It’s a request to assist students as much as possible in such situations.”
Besides, many student outfits are protesting and opposing the offline mode of exams. According to them, the majority of courses have been completed online. Delhi University is still sticking to its decision of conducting exams in an offline manner. Few Delhi schools are already closed due to a spike in cases. Daily more than a thousand cases are coming from Delhi alone. Although the positivity rate is over 4 percent.
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