The Delhi High Court Friday sought to know the preparedness of Common Service (CSE) facilities, which have been arrange to present providers to college students who don’t have infrastructure to give Open Book Examinations (OBE) carried out by the Delhi University for final year programs.
The excessive court docket issued discover to the proprietor of CSE Academy to seem earlier than it on July 27 and inform concerning the preparedness of facilities for each mock exams and predominant exams.
CSE Academy has been engaged by the Ministry of Electronics and Technology and has an settlement with the Delhi University. Justice Prathiba M Singh, who was holding the proceedings via video conferencing, additionally requested the academy proprietor to give a listing of facilities which have been taken on board by the Delhi University for the final exams.
The counsel for Delhi college was additionally requested to search directions if another organisation can be engaged for carried out exams.
Besides CSE Academy, the varsity conducts exams in-house.
The excessive court docket was listening to a plea difficult Delhi University’s choice to hold OBE, as per the UGC tips, for final year undergraduate programs which will likely be in lengthy kind exams.
During the listening to, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was representing University Grants Commission (UGC), apprised the excessive court docket that numerous petitions difficult the UGC tips relating to conduction of final year exams by central universities have been listed earlier than the Supreme Court on Thursday and are seemingly to be listed once more on July 27.
The legislation officer urged that these petitions be taken up for listening to after the apex court docket listening to.
The excessive court docket said, “Be that it may, the hearing in the matter is ought to be deferred. List on July 30.” It additionally perused the report submitted by the UGC’s committee headed by professor R C Kuhad on final tips.
The excessive court docket had on July 22 requested the UGC to make clear that may final year examinations by the colleges be carried out based mostly on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), open selections, assignments and displays, as a substitute of lengthy kind exams.
The Delhi University had contended that they have been holding online exams because the UGC tips make it obligatory to hold final year examinations.
DU is scheduled to hold final year undergraduate online OBE from August 10-31 and the scholars who will likely be ignored of online exams will likely be given a chance to seem in bodily examinations, to be held someday in September. It has additionally determined that the primary section of mock exams will begin from July 27 and the second section will start from August 1.