Calcutta College introduced Friday all upcoming semester exams shall be held offline, refusing to buckle to calls for by a bit of agitating undergraduate college students who need on-line assessments which had been the norm through the two years when Covid-19 pandemic raged via the nation.
CU Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee instructed PTI, the members of the best determination making physique of the establishment, Syndicate “unanimously” determined to conduct the upcoming semester exams in offline mode.
“At this time College of Calcutta Syndicate members unanimously accepted the suggestions of the members of all School Councils ,the chairpersons of all Undergraduate Boards of Research and opinions of a lot of the Principals to conduct the upcoming even semester examinations in offline mode,” she stated in an official assertion.
On the claims by college students, that with in-person courses at campus having taken place solely in previous two months leading to gaps of their tutorials, the VC stated in her assertion “Syndicate took the choice and in addition determined that each one the Principals of affiliated schools shall be well- suggested to take steps to rearrange particular courses to finish programs instantly in accordance with the syllaby, if not already achieved.”
After two panels of the college really helpful holding the semester exams in each undergraduate and post-graduate ranges on offline mode, the varsity sought the opinion of affiliated faculty principals on the problem and an awesome majority advocated for in-campus assessments.
Educationist Pabitrra Sarkar, indologist and educational Nrisinga Prasad Bhaduri and others described “on-line exams as no examination in any respect and stated for the sake of their profession, the scholars ought to quit the unjust demand.”
“With dip in Covid circumstances and offline courses having begun, there isn’t a motive why the upper instructional establishments ought to give in to such unfair calls for by a bit of scholars,” Bhaduri stated earlier.
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