New Delhi: The ‘School of Open Learning’ (SOL) of Delhi University (DU) on Saturday suddenly announced the cancellation of first year examinations for BA and B.Com courses. The announcement was made at a time when students were taking exams and were asked to submit their answer sheets. The University office said that the SOL test scheduled for Sunday has also been cancelled, but the next day will remain the same.
He said that the dates of these two cases will be announced soon. Saturday is the first day of exams for students of these courses and there are two shifts in the morning and evening. One of the senior officers of the university said that because of a “mistake”, all the students were called to come for the exam in the morning shift, causing the exams to be cancelled. As soon as the exam was cancelled, a notice was issued for the cancellation of the exam outside the exam centers.
Sangeeta, a first-year BA student, said she reached her exam center on time and the regular exams began, but a few minutes later the students were informed about the cancellation. . He said, “My test center is Miranda House. I arrived on time. We filled in our information and distributed question papers. We were given the allotted time to read the question paper.”
He said, “The answer sheets were distributed and as soon as I picked up my pen, the invigilator told me that the test was cancelled. We were not told a reason for this.
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Sangeeta said hundreds of students gathered outside the center demanding answers. They found a notice posted at the main entrance of the College, which said, “As per the information received from the examination branch, the SOL test for the morning and evening today”. The next date of the exam will be notified later.
The university official said that the exams for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Meanwhile, Registrar Vikas Gupta told ‘PTI-Bhasha’, “New numbers will be issued to students.” We are investigating this error. We are determining whether it is a human error or a computer error.” He said, “We will notify the next day for the examination of these two cases. The rest of the date sheet is the same. “
In a message issued by the University of Delhi, its assistant registrar said the exam has been canceled “due to unavoidable circumstances”. It added, “The next date for these tests will be announced later.” Shivani, who had come to appear at the examination center at DU’s Atma Ram Sanatan College, accused the administration of negligence.
He said, “They should have told us about this at least on the first day. A large number of students have come here from far and wide. They were told to cancel the exam at the last moment.” The students’ group Krantikari Yuva Sangathan (KYS) condemned the cancellation of the exam. The activists of the organization along with the students of the SOL protested at the SOL Bhavan. The students later staged a rally at the Faculty of Arts, Gate No. 4 and presented a statement to the DU Vice-Chancellor. ( agency )