Rourkela: The Biju Patnaik University Of Technology (BPUT) on Tuesday rescheduled the odd semester (regular/back) exams for the academic session 2020-21.
As per an official notification, the exams will commence from May 7 in online mode.
“The Odd Semester (Regular/ Back) Examinations 2020-21 (2nd Phase) is hereby rescheduled and shall commence from 07.05.2021. Further, the Odd Semester (Regular/ Back) Examinations 2020-21 (2nd Phase) will be held in online mode. The schedule will be notified in due course,” the notification read.
The University further directed all the colleges to upload the photographs, e-mail IDs and mobile numbers of all registered students on the web portal www.bputevaluation.com from April 15, 2021 which will remain open till April 19, 2021 (5 PM).
In a related development, the Odisha Skill Development And Technical Education Department has decided to conduct the Semester and Mid-Semester examinations of all technical universities and autonomous engineering colleges in online mode.
In a letter written to the Vice Chancellor of BPUT and VSSUT Burla, DTE&T Cuttack, Vice Chairman of SCTE&VT Bhubaneswar, Director of IGIT Sarang and the Principal of CET in Bhubaneswar, the department stated, “Due to the escalation of second wave of COVID pandemic in the State, the Government after careful consideration have been pleased to instruct the Technical Universities and Autonomous Engineering Colleges under the administrative control of Skill Development and Technical Education Department to conduct the forthcoming semester and mid-semester examinations in online mode until the situation improves. ”
Since, the examination process for the 1st, 3rd and 5th semesters of Diploma students has already started in all centres and will be concluded by April 21, 2021, the State government has allowed them to conclude the same in offline mode.
(Edited by Pradeep Singh)