DU SOL (School of Open Learning) warns its students against falling for bluff calls that ask money. Students should not fall for the calls ensuring correction in already submitted assignments.
Delhi University’s School of Open Learning, on Thursday, cautioned the students. The authority asked the students to beware of these fake calls. SOL authority does not ask for money. Also, the assignment once submitted couldn’t have any further changes.
According to an official of SOL, the authority got some complaints regarding such calls. For instance, a student pursuing English Honors said that she received a call demanding Rs.100 for correcting errors in her assignment.
Seeking it suspicious, she asked for her errors to the caller. The caller said that she has wrongly written her father’s name in the assignment. But, one doesn’t have to write the father’s name in the assignment. Hence proved that it was a fraud call.
After the call, she informed the concerned authority. They further contended that they will involve the police in this regard.
Also, the authority released a notice for the same.
The notice reads It has been brought to the notice of the School of Open Learning that some fraudsters have been reaching students on behalf of SOL, making fraudulent claims and asking for personal details and money to rectify errors concerning the Assignment Based Evaluation (ABE).
In this regard, all concerned students are hereby instructed not to respond to messages/calls claiming to be from SOL asking for money to correct errors relating to assignments.
The Delhi University, in June, has said that intermediate years’ students will be treated on the basis of internal assessment and previous papers. For final year students, they are conduction exams. All undergraduates and postgraduate last years’ are giving the Open Book Examination, despite several protests.
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