UGC Issued Guidelines, Preparation for Online Practical Viva Started
The Special Committee of UGC had recommended to conduct Viva Test Online in almost all colleges across the country, which has been accepted. Now implementing the recommendation, various universities including Delhi University (DU), Jnu, Haryana Central University have started preparing for the online examination.
Due to CoronaVirus Epidemic and the Lockdown caused by it, there has been a lot of damage in the field of education. There is a situation of uncertainty in the country across the country. In Lockdown-4, necessary activities related to colleges are being started gradually. University students across the country, who are waiting for the date of their practical and viva exam in lockdown, should now start preparing for it. Because UGC has issued guidelines to get it done.
Online Exam Preparation
UGC’s special committee had recommended to make Viva test online in almost all colleges across the country, which has been accepted. Now implementing the recommendation, various universities including Delhi University (DU), Jnu, Haryana Central University have started preparing for the online examination.
According to RC Kuhar, chairman of the special committee constituted by the UGC of 50 per cent annual examination and vice chancellor of Haryana Central University, 25 percent of the studies will be completed online in normal days even after the corona crisis. The special committee said in its report that the annual examination should be of 50 per cent marks, while the other 50 per cent marks should be based on the performance of the semester examination held earlier. Apart from this, 40 per cent of the courses in academic session 2020-21 can be got done online.
You Will get 6 Months for Thesis and
under this, a blueprint for getting viva and practical test online is being prepared in universities. The program designed for higher education has provided special relief to the students of MPhil and PhD. Those who do MPhil and PhD will be given 6 months more than the last date fixed for submission of thesis.
The University Grants Commission has recommended reducing the exam time in colleges. In the recommendation sent to the UGC, it has been said that the exam time should be reduced to 2 hours instead of 3 hours.
Source – Zee News