JNU approves digital submission of MPhil, MTech dissertations, PhD theses

Amidst the coronovirus epidemic, Jawaharlal Nehru University said today that it has approved the proposal for digital submission of M.Phil, M.Tech dissertation and PhD research.

According to a statement by Professor Chintamani Mahapatra, Rector-1 of JNU, the proposal was approved at the 286th Executive Council meeting of the university.

“JNU is taking the lead in India to start this novel process of submitting dissertations and theses through digital mode. This has led to the timely, hassle-free and challenging research and submission of M.Phil dissertations, M.Tech. Very convenient process will be facilitated. The research scholars of the university have done PhD research for evaluation, “the statement said.

Even before the epidemic, the university’s Academic Council had authorized conducting the viva-voce examination for the award of a research degree.

The statement said that more than 150 Viva voice tests for doctoral degrees have been conducted online during the epidemic.

The process of online submission of dissertations and research involves the submission of a “No Deuse Clearance” form by the students. Schools or center offices will process the acquisition of relevant clearance for online students and students will no longer have to physically move from one place to another to receive “no deuce” clearance under the new process.

The statement said that all official requirements, such as drafts dissertation and dissertation checks and fees, would be paid in a digital manner.

JNU Vice Chancellor Professor M Jagadish Kumar said that the University has streamlined many processes over the last four years adopting digital technologies and more such reforms are beginning.

“If JNU is to become one of the top universities in the world, besides creating a good research infrastructure, it is also important to create an enabling ecosystem at the university by introducing efficient administrative and educational processes,” he told new agency PTI Told .

Earlier, Kumar had announced that the examination would be conducted for the students after the HRD Ministry decided not to cancel the final year exams in the universities in view of the coronovirus epidemic.

The final year examinations at universities should be held by the end of September this year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development announced on Monday, postponing the program from July in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases.

Kumar said that he welcomed these revised guidelines as they give students the opportunity to write the final protocol (offline and pen) / online / mixed (online offline) mode, which is part of the prescribed protocol / guidelines related to COVID-19 epidemic. Follow. .

“At JNU, in many schools, we have already conducted end-semester exams using the online platform. For those who do not have access to the Internet, and are unable to write the exams, we have held the exam when we return. Has decided. ” Universities based on COVID-19 status, ”he said in a statement.

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