DU’s second phase of open book exams starts


Delhi University’s second phase of open-book exams kicked off Monday with college authorities saying there were no complaints of technical glitches from students.

The exams went off smoothly, said Professor Balaram Pani, Dean of Colleges, Delhi University.
Nearly 10,780 students are expected to appear in the online open-book exams. Nineteen of them are physically challenged and 48 visually impaired. As many as 3,035 students, including 17 differently-abled, will appear for the exams offline.

The first phase of the online open-book exams for final-year postgraduate and undergraduate students was conducted between August 10 and August 31.

The second phase is being conducted for those students who could not take the exams in August.

Hem Chand Jain, principal of DDU college said “The exam went off smoothly. We are following all guidelines. We had thermal machines and were checking the status of students on the Aarogya Setu app. Students who did not have masks were provided with masks at the center,”.