Press Trust of India|Oct 6, 2021
DTU cancels end-semester exams scheduled from July 18
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Technological University (DTU) on Tuesday said it is cancelling its end-semester exams scheduled from July 18.
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The announcement came after the Delhi government's decision to cancel all forthcoming semester and finals exams of universities under it due to the COVID-19 situation.
"In view of the recent announcement directions by the Govt of NCT of Delhi to cancel all semester examinations, it is decided that the end term examinations of even semester 2019-20 for intermediate semesters of all programmes, including PhD Course Work, and all semesters of ex-students commencing from July 18 stand cancelled," the varsity said.
The varsity said guidelines for the assessment of various courses pertaining to intermediate semesters of all programmes will be notified in due course, it said.
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On May 6, DTU had announced that the final semester examination will be conducted through three modes – combined examination of subjective questions and multiple-choice questions; multiple-choice questions-based examination and case-study based examination.
DTU had also introduced negative marking which became a cause of distress among students.
Online classes were being conducted in DTU since after Holi. Many students had left the campus due to the lockdown imposed to control the spread of coronavirus in March.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- Bombay, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur and IIT Roorkee including several other universities have already announced the cancellation of the end-semester exams.
(With inputs from PTI )
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