UGC Introduce MCQ Pattern And Reduces Exam Hours
While the University Grants Commission (UGC) has advised the universities and colleges to either mark students based on internal assessments or reduce the exam duration from three to two hours, universities are mulling over conducting online examinations amid coronavirus outbreak.
Whereas the College Grants Fee (UGC) has suggested the schools and schools to both mark college students primarily based on inner assessments or cut back the examination period from three to 2 hours, universities are mulling over conducting on-line examinations amid coronavirus outbreak. A number of universities have additionally expressed an aversion in the direction of outcomes primarily based on inner assessments. Venugopal KR, VC, Bangalore College, such assesment is not going to be truthful on college students as one can’t predict one’s potential primarily based on earlier performance.
“If the situation permits, we would conduct exams in normal mode where we will create several exam centres across the city and small batches of students will be allowed to appear in shifts,” he said. However, if the situation does not normalise, then the university will resort to online examination with virtual supervision. “We might also introduce multiple-choice questions (MCQ) pattern for easy conduction and evaluation of answer sheets,” he added.
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.