Most of Mumbai University undergraduate and postgraduate exams will be conducted offline
According to the latest reports, offline exams will revert to university undergraduate and postgraduate exams at the University of Bombay. On Thursday, February 10, a statement was released that the majority of undergraduate and postgraduate course exams will be conducted in-person, while most time-allowed exams will be conducted online.
The last time Mumbai University held offline exams was in the winter of 2019. Based on the accounts, after a meeting among prominent members of the exam board, the statement was released which reads all undergraduate and postgraduate exams for session two of the three streams. as backlog reviews will take place offline.
The statement also adds that the backlog exams for semesters 1, 3 and 5 and semester 4 for regular and backlog students will be conducted online. In the case of the semester, the status of student vaccinations and orders from the state government are awaited before a final decision is made.
Vinod Patil, Director of Board of Examination and Assessment (BoEE), MU has been quoted by stories explaining how since parts of Maharashtra continue to face turmoil from state transportation organizations, the decision on offline exams for final-year undergraduate students will be made no later than March 1.
Patil added that a full circular along the same lines will soon be published. The statement, which would have been elucidated postgraduate, semesters 2 and 4 for regular and late exams will be conducted offline, while late exams for semesters 1 and 3 will be conducted online for all three strands.
It was reported that the statement also pointed out that offline exams for postgraduate students will consist of 50% multiple-choice questions and 50% descriptive-type questions.
On the other hand, that exams for professional courses including Management, Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacy & Law and MCA will be conducted in offline mode. Likewise, semesters 1-4 of the regular and pending Department of Management Science exams will be conducted in-person.