The bodily mode of examination for second and third-year undergraduate college students at Delhi University started on Wednesday after a two-year hole as a result of Covid pandemic. Over 29,500 college students appeared for the exams for 40 papers held within the morning, D S Rawat, the college’s dean of examination, instructed PTI.
The Delhi University’s School of Open Learning held exams for 3 papers on Wednesday morning. “The exams for the majority of the courses have begun. This is after two years that the university is holding a physical mode of examination. Proper arrangements have been made,” Rawat mentioned.
The examinations of undergraduate college students are being carried out in two classes in a day, the DU dean of exams mentioned.
Examinations for 66 papers will likely be held within the night and round 23,684 college students are anticipated to look, he mentioned, including correct COVID protocols have been being adopted and college students got an extra half-hour for the examination.
“The duration of exams of undergraduate, post-graduate, professional programmes is three hours and an additional 30 minutes is being provided as a special one-time measure,” Rawat added.
Meanwhile, the length of exams for individuals with benchmark incapacity (PwBD) is 4 hours and 40 minutes. It contains an extra 40 minutes as a “special one-time measure” and an additional time of 20 minutes per hour.
Though the examination for a majority of the programs started on Wednesday, the college carried out exams for college kids with Essential Repeats on Monday and Tuesday. The COVID pandemic had pressured the college to conduct open-book exams as faculties have been shut till early this yr.
The DU has suggested college students to hold hand sanitiser and water bottles to the examination centre and observe COVID pointers, together with sporting masks and sustaining social distance.