November 28, 2022

DU publishes Exam instructions, and students can write on paper at home

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The University of Delhi has published guidelines for the open book exams starting on 30th November, which states that students who have opted for the physical method can also take the exam from home.

The University of Delhi has published guidelines for the open book exams starting on 30th November, which states that students who have opted for the physical method can also take the exam from home.

However, those who have chosen the online test mode cannot choose the physical test mode.

  • The deadline for completing exam forms is November 18 and can be extended, according to an official.
  • The guidelines stipulated that universities should upload the mobile phone numbers and email ID of contract officers on the university website so that students could contact them in case of any queries during the exam.
  • Students were given two options: physical mode (from the university) and remote mode (from home) using ICT-based facilities.

“Those who have chosen the option of writing the test in physical mode will have the option of writing it through remote mode, but not the other way around. The university will provide the necessary infrastructure in accordance with MHA guidelines, UGC in view of Covid-19,” the guidelines said.

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  • The school will provide the students with all facilities to take the open book examination in the physical setting. They must bring their own A4 size papers.
  • The duration of the exam will be four hours, including one hour to scan the answer sheet in PDF/JPEG format and upload it to the online portal. Students with disabilities will be given six hours.
  • In the event that students have technical problems uploading their answer sheets, they can submit their answer brochure beyond the specified time limit with documented evidence for which they will be given an additional hour.
  • Late submission cases will be sent to the review committee and its evaluation will be based on the committee’s decision, as per the guidelines.
  • Delay in application may also result in delay in reporting results to these candidates.
  • In a related development, the Non-College Women’s Education Board (NCWEB) has postponed testing third- and fifth-semester students until further orders. Exams were supposed to start on November 30.

NCWEB is an informal degree system of the University of Delhi with lectures given only on weekends. Only female students residing in the National Capital Territory of Delhi can register as a council student.