Round 32,000 Delhi College undergraduate and postgraduate college students appeared for the web open e book exams on the second day with a lot of them claiming that they confronted points in importing their reply sheets to the varsity portal.
The college has maintained that it’s choosing the web open e book exams as a one-time measure owing to the coronavirus pandemic. The varsity’s determination to carry exams had been opposed by college students and lecturers who had been demanding that the exams be scrapped and college students be promoted on the premise of previous efficiency and inside assessments.
On the primary day of graduation of the ultimate examination on Monday, college students had confronted points in importing reply sheets and the identical challenge arose on the second day too. The widespread service centres facilitating Delhi College’s on-line open-book exams right here mentioned solely a handful of scholars are availing the service and most of them confronted points whereas importing their reply sheets.
Samiya Aziz, a scholar of Zakir Husain Faculty who’s at the moment in her hometown in Kashmir, mentioned she had gone to her good friend’s place to jot down the examination since she didn’t need to use the 2G community obtainable on her cellphone. Her examination was within the 11.30 am to three.30 pm shift.
“I wrote the paper and all the pieces was easy until the time I began importing it. The positioning crashed and I couldn’t add my reply sheet when there was solely a minute left for the time restrict to complete. I mailed it to the school ID and I hope it’s accepted,” she mentioned.
Her good friend Bushra, who can also be in Kashmir, used her cellphone’s 2G connection to take the examination and will solely add the reply sheets at four pm.
“I’m tensed. I couldn’t add my reply sheets on the portal after which I despatched it to the school ID. I’m hoping that my reply sheets are accepted as a result of there was a delay of just about half an hour,” she mentioned. A scholar, requesting anonymity, mentioned the OBE portal crashed a number of instances and it was annoying for college kids. “The varsity saved saying that the portal would work easily however we needed to resort to sending an e mail ultimately. The paper was fairly prolonged. Some college students even contacted the nodal officer for doubts, however they solely acquired obscure solutions like ‘no particular tips’. It was a disappointing expertise for a lot of the college students,” he mentioned.
Raushan Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarpur in Bihar, mentioned it was a repeat of what occurred in mock exams because the portal crashed and he couldn’t add his reply sheets. He needed to e mail them to the college which brought on an additional delay and he feared that his reply sheets wouldn’t be accepted for analysis.
Different college students additionally raised comparable points — community points, energy failure at house attributable to which the web page blanked out a number of instances, not receiving acknowledgement receipts from the varsity after mailing reply sheets, robust questions and prolonged query papers.
Professor Sanjeev Singh, joint director of Delhi College’s Laptop Centre, mentioned almost 32,000 college students took the exams on the second day. He mentioned the scholars may need confronted points in importing reply sheets through the peak time when the examination time is about to finish. The scholars had the choice of mailing their reply sheets to the varsity. When requested about college students claiming that they didn’t obtain acknowledgement mails, he mentioned there may need been a delay of 5 minutes in sending these emails.
The varsity acquired almost two lakh reply sheets on the primary day. One other official mentioned even when there’s delay in receiving the reply sheets after the deadline has ended, the varsity is accepting them.