New Delhi: The university professors demanded the cancellation of the exam, condemning the Delhi University (DU) decision to postpone the open book examinations scheduled for July 10 for final and postgraduate courses from July 10. DU issued a notification on Wednesday, stating that the online open book examinations (OBEs) scheduled for July 10 are postponed. This is the second time the examinations have been postponed.
Last month, the university postponed the examinations and it was to start from July 1, which was done from July 10. In a Facebook post, Delhi University Teachers Association President Rajib Ray said, “Repeated postponement of OBE in DU proves its instability. Do not increase students’ anxiety and stress. Cancel OBE and our demand remains – it is discriminatory, promotes unfair practices and punishes honest students. ”
Students and teachers are opposing the decision to conduct online open book examination (OBE). Convenor of Indian National Teachers Congress, Pankaj Garg said that Delhi University’s decision to postpone the final year examination till August 15 is not a step in the right direction.
He said, “This is going to increase the problems of the students. This is not the time to experiment and Delhi University is playing with the future of millions of students. ”
He said, “The only solution is to cancel the exam and declare the results of the students based on the past performance and internal evaluation of the current session.” As the Kovid-19 cases are increasing daily, there will be no improvement in the situation till August 15. “Another DU teacher body ‘Academics for Action and Development’ expressed similar views.