Due to the corona crisis, recently the CBSE and ICSE boards have cancelled all the board exams of the students. Millions of people have been infected with the virus, lakhs have lost their lives and many are on the verge of dying. The year 2020 is proving to be one of the most devastating year of this century. The pandemic has impacted a lot of things including, the economy of the country, people’s lives and student’s education.
In India, the daily routine and schedule for a student’s life has suffered badly. The cases of the corona virus are rising at an alarming rate. Due to this schools and universities have taken several drastic actions. CBSE and ICSE education boards have cancelled their board exams, IIT Bombay has scrapped face to face lectures till the end of the year and students are forced to take online classes.
The University of Delhi has postponed all the open book exams for final year students by 10 days. As per their official notice “Examinations scheduled for all final semester/term/year and ex-students as per date sheet in OBE mode examinations as an alternative mode of examinations in view of COVID 19 pandemic adopted as a one-time measure for the academic session 2019 -20 for all streams of UG and PG including SOL and NCWEB stands postponed for ten days because of the prevailing situation of COVID 19 pandemic.”
The examination branch will notify on 3rd July all the new datasheets for UG and PG programmes including SOL and NCWEB of final semester/term/year examination in OBE and the exams will commence from 10th July.
There will be a mock test to provide students with basic knowledge about the procedure of OBE mode which will be conducted remotely, and will start from 4th July.
However, all other activities and facilities which was notified by the examination branch will remain the same and no further notification shall be issued.