Delhi University cancels exams for UG, PG students of these semesters

DU exam 2020: Attention students, Delhi University has made its decision on the examinations for first and second-year students of undergraduate and first-year students of post-graduate. DU will not take the exams for over 3 lakh first and the second year Undergraduate students and over 12,000 first-year postgraduate students.

The decision has been taken due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic followed by Pan-India lockdown. Given the situation, holding pen-and-paper semester exams is “not feasible”, says the notification published on June 4. Instead a one-time measure of “alternative mode of grading” will be adopted.

The notification further reads:

“The matter was intensively deliberated in the bodies…based on which it has been decided that as a one-time measure, alternative modes of grading for promotion/results shall be adopted as per composite format for calculating the same for the Intermediate semester/term/year students for academic session 2019-2020 so that students of the university can take their career forward,” said the DU notification.

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SOL and NCWEB to follow the same guidelines

Students who have been enrolled in Delhi University’s School of Open Learning, SOL, and Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board, NCWEB, will also be graded and promoted to the next semester by the same guidelines. However, the final year and ex-students will have to write the examinations.

How will DU grade and promote the students?

The notification published on the official website reads the following points:

Students of intermediate semester/term /year, the grading of the students could be composite of 50% marks based on the pattern of internal evaluation/assignment based evaluation adopted by the university/colleges/ faculty/center wherever applicable and the remaining 50% marks can be awarded based on performance in previous semester/term/year only.

For students of intermediate semester/term/year, having no previous performance i.e. having no marks in the previous semester/term /year shall be graded based on 100% assignment based evaluation.

Courtesy: India Today

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