| Pune |
October 30, 2020 11:17:04 pm
Kicking up a storm on Twitter over the past three days, scores of diploma college students are demanding that the state authorities ought to instruct universities to conduct backlog exams on the earliest for many who usually are not within the ultimate 12 months.
At current, common and backlog or ATKT (allowed to maintain time period) examinations are on at universities within the state for final-year college students. College students with a number of backlog topics, however not at the moment within the ultimate 12 months, are actually elevating their demand on social media for pending exams to be carried out on the earliest to ease their burden.
“The ATKT exams ought to have occurred by Could had the state of affairs been regular. However attributable to Covid, exams have been cancelled and common semester topics, college students have been handed based mostly on a system by the college with out conducting exams. Exams of final-year common and ATKT college students have taken place in Maharashtra, however in all different states ATKT exams have been carried out for even these not within the ultimate 12 months. So why not in our state?” stated a pupil.
Claiming that they’ve confronted a number of points owing to pending examinations, many college students are complaining that attributable to pending exams, they can not apply for internships, authorities exams like Mixed Defence Providers Examination, Air Power Widespread Admission Take a look at, Graduate Aptitude Take a look at in Engineering, and so forth, in addition to dropping out on placements attributable to “stay ATKT standing”.
College students have complained that they’re nonetheless being requested to attend until schools reopen for a choice, whereas seven months have handed and there’s no concrete data on when the Covid state of affairs will stabilise.
“Now, our common exams will come up and, in addition to that, ATKT exams whose resolution is pending. The burden might be an excessive amount of. Therefore, now we have requested that ATKT exams ought to be carried out on the earliest for college kids not within the ultimate 12 months, both by means of assignment-based or MCQ format since conventional pen-paper idea examination might be a burden for college kids in addition to college,” a pupil stated.
Savitribai Phule Pune College, in the meantime, has already decided on the difficulty. “Even we’re conscious of their points and we mentioned them on the board of examinations assembly. It has been determined to conduct these exams by the final week of November. Nonetheless, not like diploma examinations which aren’t proctored, we’re planning to conduct proctored exams for these college students,” stated SPPU Vice-Chancellor Nitin Karmalkar.
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