Mumbai: Bodily or offline exams will make a comeback to undergraduate and postgraduate college exams on the College of Mumbai. In response to a press release launched on Thursday, most undergraduate and publish graduate course exams will likely be performed in offline mode whereas most backlog (Allowed-To-Maintain-Time period) exams will likely be held within the on-line mode this 12 months. The final time MU performed exams offline was in winter 2019.

“All UG and PG exams for commerce, arts and science session 2 (common) and backlog exams for a similar batches will likely be performed offline. Nonetheless, backlog exams (ATKT) for semesters 1, 3 and 5, in addition to semester 4 exams for normal and backlog college students will likely be performed in on-line mode this 12 months,” it stated. This assertion was launched following a gathering between key members of the board of examination of the varsity just lately.

In case of semester 6 (remaining 12 months UG programs), the varsity stated it can take a look at the standing of pupil vaccination and anticipate orders from the state authorities earlier than taking a remaining name. “At current some elements of the state are nonetheless witnessing agitation by state transport organisations, so the choice on offline exams for the ultimate 12 months UG college students will likely be introduced on or earlier than March 1,” stated Vinod Patil, director of the board of examination and analysis (BoEE), MU. He added {that a} detailed round on the upcoming examination session will likely be issued quickly.

In case of PG exams, semester 2 and 4 common in addition to backlog exams will likely be performed within the offline mode whereas backlog exams for semester 1 and three will likely be performed on-line for all commerce, arts and science programs. “Offline exams for PG college students will embrace 50% a number of selection questions (MCQs) and 50% descriptive kind questions,” highlighted the assertion.

The examination division of MU has additionally clarified that exams for skilled programs together with administration, engineering, structure, pharmacy and regulation and MCA will likely be performed in offline mode solely. Semester 1 to 4 of Administration Science division exams, common and backlog, may also be held in offline mode.

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