Amid coronavirus crisis, several universities, schools, and boards are planning to conduct the pending exams. However, Jamia Millia Islamia refused to conduct offline exams citing students’ safety and well being.
In order to safeguard the students from inordinate delay in the conduct of examination and publication of results, the Standing Academic Council of Jamia has resolved as under:
Jamia Millia Islamia has released some observations regarding exams. The varsity has not only refused to conduct offline exams but also to conduct online open-book exams, which has been adopted by Delhi University.
How will Jamia Millia Islamia conduct exams?
“The assessment of terminal/Final semester/year students of all the programmes/courses of the university for the academic session 2019-2020 (including MPhil/PhD course work) shall be done on the basis of Online Examination /assessment as given by teachers who are also the examiners and can use different modes of evaluation like assignments/dissertation/viva/Objective type etc,” said a press note released by the university.
Likewise, the practical exams for the students will also be given online and the mode of the exam will be more likely a viva-voice, interview etc as applicable to the students of intermediate semester/year.
Evaluation of marks for final year students of Jamia Millia Islamia
“The subject teachers/examiners shall evaluate and upload the marks as applicable in the concerned faculty with regard to internal assessment, end-semester/year and practical/dissertation/project/internship etc,” said the press release.
The uploading of the marks of the students on examination portal of the university shall be completed on or before June 20, 2020.
The same process shall be applied for courses like the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management.
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Terms and conditions for Jamia Millia Isamia’s online assignment
“The semester/year-end examination is being conducted on the basis of online examinations/assignments as per UGC guidelines. Under these rules, no request for redressal/re-evaluation shall be admissible to the students appearing in even semester/year final exams,” the university said.
Special Exams for Jamia students
The students, who could not appear in the papers of odd semester held in the month of December 2019/Febrauary 2020 owing to disruption due to walkout/boycott, shall be allowed to appear in a special examination which will be held in the month of September/October 2020 along with the compartment examinations.
All information will only be available on Controllers website — www.jmicoe.in
Courtesy: India Today
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