CHADNIGARH: Round 80000 students of Undergraduate/Post Graduate/Other Professional Courses including USOL/Private have appeared in the first ever online examination conducted by Panjab University which commenced on 17th September 2020.
Prof. Parvinder Singh, Controller of Examination informed that the exams continued for 17 days continuously including Saturday and Sunday with total of 1400 exams conducted during these days in 3 slabs of 9 am to 11 am, 10 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm.
CoE informed that Environment and Road Safety Education examination was also conducted online with option of google form for about those 5000 candidates who did not qualify this exam in their previous years .
For the facilitation of the candidates in far flung areas like Leh Ladakh, North Eastern States, special nodal officer of Dy Registrar rank was deputed to resolve their issues, CoE added.
Evaluation of all the papers is being undertaken by the University and College teachers .Online portal link for submission of awards was made available for the first time to departments and colleges for posting of awards of UG and PG classes, he added.
Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor remained connected with CoE throughout this period to take stock of the situation and congratulated CoE and his team for successful completion of the exit semester exams.
CoE expressed his gratitude to PU Fellows, Teaching Fraternity and all the Chairpersons/ College Principals/Coordinators/ Supporting Staff for the successful completion of the Exams being introduced for the first time.
He further informed that many queries of Principals/Chief Coordinators/Chairpersons were properly and instantly resolved by COE personally and his technical team headed by System Administrator and System Managers. The emergency packet of question papers were also made available in the 40 Nodal Centres in various affiliated Colleges of PU, he informed. He added that the downloading of the question papers and the uploading of the answer sheets went off smoothly in all the exams.