The Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) has kept in touch with the University Grants Commission (UGC) encouraging the higher education regulator to take a “speedy choice” in regards to college assessments in light of the psychological and physical prosperity of the understudies.
Delhi University (DU) had deferred the end-semester open book assessments “for ten days taking into account the common circumstance of COVID-19 pandemic” on Saturday. The new date sheet is relied upon to be declared on July 3.
Teachers said that the declaration has made a “rush of frenzy” over the college the same number of students had just made travel arrangements as per the calendar. They said that the “thoughtless experimentation” of open-book assessments is influencing the psychological and physical prosperity of the students.
DUTA, in its letter routed to the UGC Chairperson, stated: “It is clear the University is ill-equipped to lead these tests. The online OBE task of DU has been damaged with disappointment directly from the earliest starting point. The most recent disaster is the glaring blunders in the date sheets of the Mock Examinations discharged today, June 29.”
Teachers said that the various blunders in the paper numbers and paper titles of the DU open book test date sheet demonstrated ineptness from the organization’s side.
They likewise said that the college organization has “decided to overlook” HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank’s announcement approaching UGC to return to the rules for holding assessments by fixing the test date before the result of UGC meeting is open.
DUTA said that numerous students have announced that the Common Service Centers for taking the open book assessments are not utilitarian in numerous spots. They said that the college is putting the lives of students in danger by driving them to venture out to open book test focuses during the pandemic
On June 24, MHRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank requested UGC to “return to” its rules on tests and scholastic schedule gave in May. The UGC meeting to talk about the issue was accounted for to be held today.
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