Source: news24online.com

Universities in Delhi planning to hold online exams

Vice-Chancellors of the universities knowledgeable Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday about The Delhi government universities are planning to hold online examinations on May 1.

Kejriwal and his assistant Manish Sisodia held a journal meeting with the VCs regarding the academic matters, the government said in an announcement.

The committee was followed by the Vice-Chancellors of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University; Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology; Delhi Technological University; Ambedkar University, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women; National Law University; Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University and the Director of IIIT Delhi.

“The VCs, during the conference, have educated the CM that they are scheming to perform the continuing examinations online”, the statement said.

The Chief Minister examined the access status of the new session, placement condition of the recent students, and the impact of COVID-19 on the placement of the students.

“The CM and the Dy CM concentrated on three key problems in this meeting correlating to the academics and the effect of COVID-19 outbreak. First, they examined how the universities are scheming the admission method of the forthcoming academic session. Second, they disseminated the action plan of the universities to perform the pending examinations and how they will conduct the next academic session,” the statement said.

Third, they communicated the question of the final year students who have already got placement but some inspections are pending.

“In such lawsuits, if the students do not get any grade receipt from the universities, then they will confront issues in marrying the new corporations. The possibility of universities providing an interim degree certificate to these students so that they do not confront any difficulty in joining their corporations was also discussed.”

“In this circumstance, the universities should use the technology more proactively in the academics to regain the educational losses due to the epidemic. Social distancing is the key to fight this epidemic, therefore, every university should plan the academic sessions and run of the universities keeping in mind the social distancing norms,” Kejriwal said.

Sisodia said that many universities have business personnel and office.

“These universities should indicate to the Delhi government what strides should be put up with to revive Delhi’s economy in the post-COVID-19 lockdown phase.”

~Gunjan Dhingra

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  1. There are two problems with online examination. First, many students are not having an internet connection and if they have one its too poor. Second, is the security and privacy reason. There is a direct threat to the privacy and personal details of each and every student.


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