University and college students will have extra time for offline exams
This year, a student-friendly approach has been taken into consideration as the exams are conducted offline in the middle of the COVID-19[feminine] pandemic.
In a welcome news for students this year, Maharashtra’s Minister of Higher and Technical Education, Ouday Samant asked colleges and universities in Maharashtra to give extra time of 15 minutes per hour during their offline exams.
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This means that for the one-hour exam, students will have an additional 15 minutes while for the two-hour exam, students will have an additional 30 minutes.
The decision comes a few days after Bombay The university has asked stand-alone colleges to provide its students with extra time during offline exams.
He also said that the decision was also made after taking into consideration that students had not taken offline exams for almost two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the switch to mode. online education.
Many college and university students in Maharashtra had approached the minister asking for the same. On April 13, during the meeting with the various vice chancellors of state universities in Maharashtra, Samant suggested that the universities should give an extra 15 minutes per hour to every student taking the offline exams this year.
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Later, taking him to Twitter, the minister tweeted: “COVID-19 forced education on the online platform and exams were also conducted online. Considering that after a two-year break, students will take exams in offline mode, universities should give students an additional 15 minutes for every hour of the exam period.”
कोरोनाच्या पार्श्वभूमीवर शिक्षण व परीक्षा ऑनलाईन पद्धतीने झाल्यामुळे विद्यार्थ्यांचा लेखनाचा सराव कमी झाल्याने, ऑफलाईन पद्धतीने परीक्षा घेताना वेळ वाढवून देण्याची मागणी होत होती, ऑफलाईन परीक्षांसाठी प्रती तास 15 मिनिटे वाढीव वेळ देण्याचा निर्णय कुलगुरूंच्या बैठकीत घेण्यात आला. pic.twitter.com/lIzcBhXJ7a
— Uday Samant (@samant_uday) April 13, 2022
As a result, tStudents appearing for theory papers for 80 points will be given 30 minutes of extra time while students attempting theory papers for 100 points will be given 45 minutes of extra time.
Along the same lines, earlier, Maharashtra The State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE), also known as Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), has also decided to start the exam half an hour earlier than the usual time to allow more time students to complete the paper as many do not have enough writing practice through online learning.