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Student teams take reverse stands on term-end exams

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |

Updated: May 23, 2020 5:23:32 am

du, du exams, du exam news, online exams. abvp. nsui, education news Both ABVP and NSUI towards open e-book exams (Express Photo)

At a time when universities are nonetheless undecided on the timing of their term-end examination, the 2 main scholar teams, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and National Students Union of India (NSUI), have taken an reverse stand on the difficulty.

The NSUI, backed by Congress, has urged universities to advertise all intermediate yr college students with out an examination and cross all closing yr college students primarily based on their “past performance with 10 per cent extra marks”. The latter has been justified on the declare that “students improve their performance in the final year”. NSUI has submitted a memorandum to over 20 universities for the reason that first week of March.

ABVP launched a Twitter marketing campaign Friday opposing NSUI’s stand and referred to as for universities to discover “different modes” of conducting the examination, as a substitute of selling everybody.

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However, the right-wing scholar group additionally warned towards on-line examination because it discriminates a piece of scholars with out entry to the web or digital system.

“We want the institutions to assess students through some form of examination, whether that happens now or a few months from now. The reason why we are insisting on this is that the industry will be hesitant in employing graduating students who have been promoted without an exam,” stated Nidhi Tripathi, National General Secretary, ABVP.

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched broad tips for universities and better schooling establishments on holding exams and it provides everybody the liberty to resolve the mode of examination primarily based on their respective circumstances.

Delhi University, as an example, will maintain open e-book examination on-line, a call that has met with resistance from the scholar group since many would not have strong web connectivity or a devoted digital system.

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