Education

GNDU completes campus examinations in offline mode

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 05, 2021 01:47 PM

Amritsar: Guru Nanak Dev University has successfully conducted and completed the process of theory and practical examinations of various departments of the university and its regional campuses at Jalandhar and Gurdaspur in offline mode in accordance with the instructions of the Punjab Government, said Prof. Sarbjot Singh Behl, Dean Academic Affairs of the University. He said that the students were provided conducive environment and conditions to be able to appear in the examinations by observing all the health precautionary guidelines.

Prof. Manoj Kumar, Professor in Incharge Examinations said that after the successful run of offline examinations in the university campus, the examinations in the colleges are scheduled to be held from 15th February 2021 in compliance with the instructions of Punjab Government orders. He said that the university has taken cognizance of hundreds of appeals and petitions from the concerned students for conduct of offline examinations in support of the government’s decision and approached the affiliated colleges to ensure efficient and smooth execution of holding examinations while observing the essential health related precautionary guidelines.

 

He said that the practical examinations have already started in various colleges, which will be followed by the conduct of theory examinations. Many student friendly measures such as giving open choice of attempting five out of eight questions thus removing the restriction of attempting at least one question from each section, another chance of appearing in April, 2021 in case a student misses the February exams due to some extraordinary circumstances beyond one’s control, providing an extra opportunity of reappear/ supplementary exam over and above the normal chances et al have been put in place for facilitating the students in these trying times of prevailing precarious situation.

           

Prof. Kumar said that the evaluation process of the examination already conducted is in progress and likewise the evaluation of the exams to be held will also be declared at the earliest in a designated time frame to ensure the saving of academic year of the students. The student community at large has responded well towards the decision of conduct of examinations in this manner, as it has allayed their apprehensions of losing precious time and assurance of completion of their courses in the stipulated period while maintaining the propriety and sanctity of their degrees, which is crucial for their future careers and higher studies in India and abroad, he added. 

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