University boards have recommended conducting semester exams UG and PG of the University of Calcutta offline, but before making a final decision will seek the opinion of affiliated colleges. Vice Chancellor Sanali Chakrabarti Banerjee said in a statement that the chairpersons of the undergraduate study councils and members of the PG faculty councils separately recommended in favor of autonomous tests at the undergraduate level (UG) and postgraduate (PG).
“On May 27, a meeting will be held with the heads of the subsidiary colleges to express their views on the exams,” she said.
All of these opinions and recommendations will be submitted to the union on June 3 for final consideration, she said. Jadovpur University and Rabindra Bharati University have previously announced autonomous examinations at the UG and PG levels for different streams.
Some Rabindra Bharati University students on the BT Road campus protested and heroized against the decision to hold an autonomous exam, but university authorities refused to yield to their demands and insisted that students have to write their documents offline. Cagliani University has announced online exams.
Due to the pandemic, semester exams in the last two years had to be conducted online at various higher education institutions, and students demanded at RBU and earlier at JU that this year’s semester exams be conducted in a similar way as they did not exist. could attend personal classes (offline) in advance and could not memorize the entire curriculum.