The University of Delhi (DU) has released the admit cards for the online open book examinations to be held for the postgraduate students. The admit card can be downloaded from the official website of the University.
The admit card can be downloaded from the official website by the candidates appearing for the postgraduate examinations to be conducted by the university except for those who are pursuing law (LLB, LLM) and students of the School of Open Learning. Students can also check their examination date sheets on the official website.
Steps To Download The Admit Cards–
1) Click on the link-
2) Select your college and enter roll number, name, and admit card key. Following which, the admit card will be generated. The admit card key for accessing the link is to be provided by the Examination Branch of the university through SMS and E-mail services as per the record filled by the candidate in the Examinations form.
3) Download it.
In case, if a student is facing any issue in downloading the admit card, she/he will have to send a request to obtain admission ticket for examinations to the EDP cell of the university (firstname.lastname@example.org), through the mail-id filled by the candidate in the examination form.
“Procedure for downloading Admission Ticket/Admit Card for the Open Book Examinations (OBE) to be conducted for the final semester/term/year examinations and ex-students of Postgraduate courses as one time measure for academic session 2019-20 in view of COVID-19 pandemic,” said the varsity in a notification regarding the release of admit cards.
In such open book examinations, candidates are permitted to take the help of books and other study material with no limitations. Under this format of examinations, they are required to download the examination papers from the examination portal of the university and within a period of 2 hours, upload the corresponding answers. The examination can be from any place.
This “one-time measure” of the university to conduct open book examinations has met with great opposition and criticism by the university teachers and students, both which constitute of the major stakeholders in the system. Many concerns against open book examinations have been raised by both sections of the University fraternity ranging from uneven teaching to lack of required infrastructure for conduction of examinations, etc.
Earlier this month, the University had announced that it will not conduct examinations for the intermediate semester students and adopted a grading system based on 50% internal marks and 50% previous semester marks. This decision of the university had also lead to demands being raised by teachers to scrap the open book examinations and adopt a similar grading system for final year students. However, as of now, the University hasn’t budged from its decision and will be conducting the open book examinations.
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