Semester VI exams for final-year college students in arts, science and commerce faculties can be held between Might 6 and 21 (see field). Schools are anticipated to finish the first- and second-year exams earlier than that — from April 15 to Might 5.
The schedule for exams in skilled programs equivalent to engineering, regulation, structure and postgraduate programs can be launched quickly.
The paper sample and the marks weightage will stay just like that of the winter exams held in December. Nevertheless, for arts, science and commerce programs, college students could have no selection in questions like that they had within the earlier semester. The query paper within the winter examination had 50 a number of selection questions (MCQs) and college students have been anticipated to aim solely 40 in an hour. On this time period, college students must try all 50 questions. The paper can be for 50 marks, as a substitute of 60.
A instructor from a south Mumbai school stated the college might have made an try to vary the paper sample to convey some credibility to the take a look at. “Or they need to have had a centralised system in place to make sure on-line exams aren’t taken as flippantly as they’re now,” she stated.
The ultimate exams are often held in March. The tutorial time period this yr began after a delay of a month and a half, and so the exams have been pushed to Might. Whereas college officers had earlier talked about that the exams could be held on-line, there was no official phrase including to the anxiousness of scholars.
Vinod Patil, director (Board of Examinations and Evaluations), Mumbai College, stated the paper sample for all exams would be the identical because the winter exams. As admissions to skilled programs have been delayed this yr and are nonetheless happening in some instances, the first-year exams can be scheduled at a later date, stated Patil.