With the Covid-19 situation continuing to remain grim in the State, Odisha government on Monday issued guidelines for the conduct of online examination of Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) final exams.
According to a notification issued by the Higher Education Department, the final year or final semester examinations will be held in July or August in online mode for the 2020-21 academic year. The result will be published in August or September.
All Back Paper examinations will be held in online mode by the end of July or August for these students as well as already passed out students, the notification read.
While the date of examination will be decided by the concerned universities and autonomous colleges, students can appear the said online examination from their home or any place suitable to them. They can also appear the said online examination from any nearby degree college as per their convenience, the notification stated.
The process or modalities of online examination will be intimated to the students by the concerned universities or autonomous colleges. Interactive doubt clearing classes will be conducted in online mode till mid-July to end of July, 2021.
To ensure smooth conduct of the online examination, university and college teachers shall be assigned mentoring duty for a group of students. These mentor-teachers shall constantly talk to their mentee-students through telephone or in any other mode and prepare the students for online examination. The list of mentor teachers must be uploaded in the university or college website by June 30.
Decision regarding examination for the other students of will be decided later, it read.