Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University will conduct the semester examination of the final year students of B.Tech and other courses in the first week of September. The college of all the students appearing in the examination will be made their examination center. A schedule of student classes will also be released after August 15. In this way, the examination will be conducted at around 300 examination centers. Earlier, AKTU used to make 110 examination centers for examination.
On Saturday, an online meeting of directors of technical institutions of the state was held under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Prof Vinay Kumar Pathak. In this, the Vice Chancellor discussed the preparation of the examination with the directors. The colleges in which final year students are studying in the meeting. It was decided to make those colleges their examination. At present, more than 32 thousand B.Tech final year students are studying in about 300 colleges. In such a situation, their institute will be their examination center.
Directors of several colleges attended the meeting in which city the students are residing. He proposed to make his examination center there itself. On this, officials said that a large number of students are from outside states. Many students live in Kashmir. If his examination is there, how will the copies reach AKTU? Colleges also offered the option of conducting online exams. On this, the officials said that it is not possible to conduct online examination at the moment. During the exam, if the power goes out or the internet goes out, then the purity of the exam will not be able to remain intact. Therefore, the exam will be conducted in offline mode only.
Paper will end in a day
According to the AKTU administration, there are only three theory papers of B.Tech final year. Therefore, the scheme is being prepared in such a way that the students’ papers are finished within a day. The examination is to be conducted in three shifts. So all the three papers of students will be done in a day. However, they have to come the next day for the backpaper and carryover examination. Carryover is to have around 509 papers. Hence, the number of students at centers in the carryover examination will not be very high. This will continue social distancing. AKTU spokesperson Ashish Mishra said that in the meeting, colleges have been instructed to start preparing for the exam.