On-demand of the students, Mumbai University has organized colleges to hold exams in online mode. On Friday, the joint director of higher education (Mumbai division) published a letter. This letter was too prominent for colleges organizing them to hold examinations in a computer-based online mode.
Many colleges across Mumbai have agreed to hold offline exams. But this huge decision is being forcefully rejected by all the students. However, the directive published by the joint director of higher education is not assembled.
According to many media reports, city colleges such as Mithibai, St. Xavier’s, Jai Hind, NM, as well as Sophia’s have declared plans to conduct offline exams. However, students from these colleges are forcefully opposing this decision. Even some of them have said the higher education minister to intervene in the matter.
Meanwhile, various outstation students have also put forward concerns. Because they have problems with their incapacity to get abrupt accommodation. Most of them have shown difficulty regarding problems in transportation.
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Earlier, Mumbai University had declared that it will conduct the semester VI B Com exam on April 19 in the year 2022. The examination for allied courses in commerce was scheduled to be held in the first week of May. Moreover, exams for BSC and BA, semester VI, were planned to be held on April 21.
However, with the recent declaration, all the colleges affiliated with Mumbai University will now hold exams in online mode. Mumbai University’s judgment to hold exams in online mode came days after students from numerous colleges took to Twitter. They posted their questions over autonomous colleges. They hope to hold the Mumbai University Exams 2022 offline.
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Joint director, Sonali Rode said that As the university is holding exams online, there will be a distinction in marks. They will not be assessed on common grounds. To assure there is no academic loss to them, we are offering these colleges to hold exams online.
She further added that higher education minister Uday Samant had said her to reach out to these colleges. After students moved toward him regarding the offline examination issue. Meanwhile, Mumbai University’s recent order has developed a lot of discontentment among students. This is because they believe that this is an unfair deal due as they can get lower marks, which will result in no admission.