While the University Grants Commission (UGC) has advised the universities and colleges to either mark college students based totally on internal exams or lessen the exam duration from three to 2 hours, universities are mulling over conducting online examinations amid coronavirus outbreak.
Several universities have additionally expressed an aversion toward results primarily based on internal exams. Venugopal KR, VC, Bangalore University, such assessment will now not be honest on college students as one can’t predict one’s capability based on preceding performances.
“If the scenario permits, we might behavior tests in the regular mode where we can create several exam centers across the metropolis and small batches of college students will be allowed to seem in shifts,” he said.
However, if the situation does now not normalize, then the college will motel to the online exam with digital supervision. “We might also introduce multiple-preference questions (MCQ) pattern for smooth conduction and assessment of solution sheets,” he added.
The Central University of Gujarat (CUG) will tentatively behavior the semester assessments in July. The college has been undertaking science realistic sessions the use of on-line simulated experiments and might use similar techniques for exams.