The figures of coronavirus cases in India are increasing at a rapid speed, while the country has stepped into the unlock 2.0 phase. The coronavirus pandemic has not only affected the economic structure of the country but has majorly affected the academics and examinations of college and school students. Most of the state boards and central boards have released their results, however many college exams are still kept on hold. A new formula has been excavated to conduct Univerity and college exams amid coronavirus pandemic.
Students to Remain in Colleges till the Exams
In Pune, over 150 students are going to be tested in a private dental college. The examinations are going to commence from next month in Pimpri Town’s DY Patik Dental College and hospital, where students will have to reach the college two weeks prior to the exams. Also, students will have to remain quarantined in the college premises itself for the two weeks.
The colleges have proposed its decision to conduct exams in September, however, parents and students are demanding postponement of exams amid coronavirus situation. The college authorities have further assured that all the sanitation and safety measures including social distancing, thermal screening, and sanitation will be given utmost priority during the examination process.
The universities conduct examinations usually by the end of the half-year but due to coronavirus, the situation is not the same this year. The coronavirus has led to the postponement of exams and has kept the graduation degree of several UG and PG students on hold.
A final year student said that his college has asked them to get their COVID-19 tests done and then come to the college two weeks before exams and get quarantined for around 14 days. If such rule goes mandatory, several students have who live outstation will have to travel via planes, trains, or other transports. This is why colleges are asking students to get themselves tested and go quarantine for two weeks in college.
A number of colleges have opted for an online mode of examination while some have promoted the students on the basis of past years’ results.