95% students take MU online exam despite some glitches – Times of India

MUMBAI: More than 95% of Mumbai University students took the online final year exams on Monday. It was the first day of the exam for 2019-20 batch in most city colleges. While many reported technical glitches in the morning, leading to a delayed start, they could complete the paper. Exams for less than 2,000 students … Read more

Final year exams: No question bank, says SPPU official – Times of India

PUNE: The examination department of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) has decided not to give any question bank to its final-year students for preparation. Instead, the varsity will conduct a mock test for the students ensuring that they get an idea of examination. The examination, scheduled from October 1for all final-year students of bachelor’s and … Read more

Talking Point: Why institutions must step up to bridge digital divide – Times of India

Social responsibility in education is needed The whole world is cruising through unprecedented times due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. India’s education space is currently dependent on to ensure that the teaching-learning process is not hindered. Nevertheless, this transition from physical to online classroom is not smooth and, in most cases, not entirely embraced due … Read more

MU students get three more days to submit exam applications – Times of India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant on Thursday announced three days’ extension for students to submit applications for the last year/semester examinations of Mumbai University. Samant was speaking to reporters after holding a review meeting on examinations of Mumbai University, which has highest enrollment of students in the state. “The varsity has … Read more

Mumbai University exam 2020: Students can submit applications up to Sep 20 – Times of India

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant on Thursday announced three days’ extension for students to submit applications for the last year/semester examinations of Mumbai University. Samant was speaking to reporters after holding a review meeting on examinations of Mumbai University, which has highest enrollment of students in the state. “The varsity has … Read more

Maharashtra: Students will get regular degree certificate without Covid mention – Times of India

Higher and technical education minister Uday Samant said on Thursday the government will extend all possible cooperation to the universities for conducting final-year exams. He also assured students they will get their regular degree certificates with no mention of Covid-19. In a press meet, Samant said Mumbai University, which has the highest number of final-year … Read more

Mumbai University releases final-year exam guidelines, exam to be held in MCQ format between October 1-17 – Times of India

MUMBAI: Two weeks after deliberating over the Supreme Court order, the Mumbai University finally issued broad guidelines to conduct final-year exams in over 750 affiliated colleges, on Wednesday. Since the exams are decentralised, most of the responsibilities lie on individual colleges and the lead colleges among clusters. While exams will be conducted online in an … Read more

Mumbai colleges in talks with service providers for online exams

MUMBAI: A day after Mumbai University confirmed the format of final-year exams, colleges rushed to get an online system in place. While some autonomous colleges are talking to third party service providers, many are considering using Google forms to deliver the test. The university, though, is silent on providing technology centrally. Academicians, meanwhile, have questioned … Read more