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Maharashtra: Despite Covid scare, over 2 lakh students appear for offline exams

Written by Abha Goradia
| Mumbai |

November 7, 2020 3:07:42 am





This yr, practically 10.54 lakh students belonging to non-agricultural state universities appeared for last yr exams within the on-line mode. (Representational)

Even as nearly all of last yr exams for undergraduate and postgraduate college students have been held on-line this yr, practically 2.4 lakh students throughout the state appeared in particular person for these exams, indicating a scarcity of assets required in an effort to try examination by way of on-line means.

According to information shared by the state increased and technical schooling division, practically 45,500 or 65 p.c of the entire students at Aurangabad-based Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University appeared for their exams offline. Additionally, 56.55 p.c (1,07,124) students at Nanded-based Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University additionally opted for offline exams. At Savitribai Phule Pune University and Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, 30,000 and 33,000 students appeared for the offline exams, respectively. Nearly one hundred pc of students on the University of Mumbai (MU), Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, SNDT University, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) and the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education appeared for the exams on-line.

This yr, practically 10.54 lakh students belonging to non-agricultural state universities appeared for last yr exams within the on-line mode. Even as outcomes for some programs are but to be introduced throughout universities, most have recorded a go share of over 90 p.c, a spike from its go percentages from earlier years.

Amravati University recorded a go share of 98 p.c, whereas the YCMOU recorded a go share of 96 p.c. With 95 p.c of outcomes at Nagpur University been declared, 98.50 p.c of students have handed exams, whereas for MU, it’s 93 p.c. Jalgaon, Solapur, SNDT, Gondawana, Ramtek and Kolhapur universities recorded a go share between 90 and 96. As per information, Aurangabad University, which had the very best variety of offline students, has a go share of 80 p.c.

Following a digital assembly with vice-chancellors of all state universities on Friday, Minister Uday Samant introduced that almost all of ultimate yr exams for undergraduate and postgraduate college students have concluded and congratulated the latter on their efforts. Instructions have been given to all universities to make sure that exams are re-conducted for students who couldn’t appear owing to conditions posed by Covid-19 and pure calamities, he added. Exams for such students will probably be performed after Diwali and inside 15 days. Those students who’ve failed exams can re-appear for exams inside a month, he stated. Samant additional stated that there will probably be no modifications within the format of the outcome. “It would be the way as is given every year and the degree would be awarded through a convocation ceremony,” he stated.

Responding to queries concerning the present educational yr and the bodily reopening of faculties, Samant stated {that a} determination will probably be taken by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after a gathering with all vice-chancellors in addition to a overview assembly with the State Disaster Management Committee over the Covid-19 scenario.

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