KU undecided over conducting on-line exams as some Deans oppose it
Srinagar, Might 20: Authorities on the Kashmir College are undecided over holding of on-line examinations after some Deans of the varsity opposed it.
Vice Chancellor Kashmir College Professor Talat Ahmad not too long ago held a gathering with high officers together with Deans of the varsity.
A supply aware about the assembly advised information company KINS that some Deans opposed over holding of on-line examinations.
“There is uncertainty as varsity authorities are undecided about holding of online examinations,” the supply stated.
A telephone dialog apparently between a pupil of Legislation Division and Professor Talat Ahmad has additionally gone viral the place Vice Chancellor is saying some Deans had been opposing holding of on-line examinations.
“Sir our careers are at stake. We have taken admissions for three year course in Law Department in 2016. Still we are yet to complete our degrees,” the scholar telling the Vice-Chancellor.
In reply the Vice Chancellor says, “I am also for the online examinations. But some Deans are opposing it. I am working on it so that examinations are held online at the earliest. I suggest you (students) to meet Deans and tell them to hold online examinations.”
Final month, College Grants Fee (UGC) had advised varsities both to conduct on-line exams or anticipate the lockdown to recover from for pen-and-paper examinations.
College students too are in a dilemma whether or not to arrange for the earlier semester or to hold on with the present semester.
Whereas class representatives of departments of the varsity have written a letter to authorities of Kashmir College demanding their mass promotion.
“That the students of batch 2018 and 2019 should be promoted to next semesters officially with immediate effect as students are not able to focus on next semesters. The students do not demand mass promotion but evaluation as per UGC protocol that are based on internal assessment and previous record only,” the letter reads, a replica of which lies with information company KINS.
The letter says that the college shouldn’t evaluate each the educational and psychological situation of their college students with different college students of the nation as “we already have lost 10 months since August 5 2019”.
“They have only lost three months so far and their administration has made decisions quickly. We have lost years altogether. It has come into the notice of all the students that the university has asked both the batches to fill up their examination forms by online mode. There will be no filing up of examination till the current situation gets back to normal,” it reads.
The letter says on this financial disaster “there are students who suffer online classes just because they cannot afford the telecom charges and right now it’s impossible for them to fill up the examination forms”.
“In order to complete syllabus the respective departments are flooding the students with assignments, plus the number of online classes are more than enough and scheduled abnormally that spare no personal time for students. The authority should ask all the departments not to put extra load on students as they are having deeply disturbing experience,” it reads. (KINS)
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