IIT Jodhpur opts for online exam for current semester

IIT Jodhpur opts for online exam for current semester
Team Careers360 | Jun 27, 2020 - 5:13 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, or IIT Jodhpur, has decided to conduct an online examination for the closure of the current semester for the academic year 2019-20. The institute will also conduct the new semester in online mode, which is tentatively scheduled for September 1.

Due to the Covid-19 situation, IIT Jodhpur has also decided not to give more than 20 percent weightage for the final online examination.

The AI-based remotely proctored examination will be conducted with the help software companies that have worked with the National Testing Agency in conducting online exams.

In the current semester, the Minor I examination will have 20 percent weightage and continuous assessment components will have 60 percent weightage. Continuous assessment component involves quizzes, assignments, projects, take-home, open-book examination, and viva-voce for lab evaluation.

The remaining 20 percent weightage will be allotted to Major examination to be conducted in online proctored mode from July 13.

The final year students can finish their examination by July 21.

The revision of classes is also being scheduled through online mode from June 22 to June 30. The lab exams will be completed during July 1-10 and online viva voce by the end semester assessment.

Evaluation of BTP, specialization project, entrepreneurship project and engineering innovation project will be held on July 24 for the final-year students. For others it will be held from August 10-11.

Students can visit the IIT Jodhpur website for details of the online examination.

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