DU OBE Protest: After observing the mass protest for Online open book exams, the University of Delhi finally says a word. They were instructed to maintain law and order on the campus. Moreover, it advised students to focus on upcoming exams.
The advice was given on Thursday. DU Proctor Rajni Abbi said, “The Delhi University advises their students to maintain law, peace, and order. Students should start preparing for their examinations and focus on their studies.”
Additionally, she added, “We welcome positive, logical, and construction suggestions to resolve the issues. However, students should abstain from following unlawful activities on the campus.” This was advised after beholding a massive protest at North Campus. The demand is to conduct online OBE exams at the end of the semester.
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Concession of 30 Minutes In Exams
Abbi said that the examinations will only conduct in offline mode as before. The representation of students was forwarded to the examination dean. Dean doesn’t agree with the online mode of exams. However, the concession of 30 minutes to write exams will be provided.
Furthermore, she said, the concept of online examinations and open book exams started due to the pandemic. And, it had to end someday, now the end has come. She also said, “In February, there was a release of an announcement. According to the announcement, the exams till April will conduct in online open book exam mode. Though, the exam of May-June will conduct in offline mode only.” She implies that they are not accountable for not giving sufficient time to students.
Why DU OBE Protest?
The Delhi University students are protesting against the administration due to the decision of offline examinations. According to them, the studies and classes were held in online mode, then why exams are offline. Therefore, their demands are online open-book examinations for this end semester.
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