Mysore University has updated the exam period | Rare Techy
University of Mysore Vice Chancellor (Incharge) Prof. Rajashekhar to inaugurate the principals meeting in Mysore on Monday. Registrar (Valuation) Prof. Gnanaprakash and others participated. | Photo Credit: MA Sriram
The University of Mysore (UOM), after consulting the principals of first grade colleges, has decided to change the duration of the examination for undergraduate courses from two hours to two-and-a-half hours.
According to the National Education Policy, the exam duration has been reduced from three hours to two hours. However, different opinions were expressed in the Syndicate and Academic Council meetings regarding the curtailment of examination time. Later, a meeting of the principals was called and the UOM was asked to give their views on the examination period.
In this regard, the meeting of principals held in Mysore on Monday, Vice Chancellor (in-charge) Prof. Rajashekhar inaugurated. Registrar (Valuation) Prof. Gnanaprakash attended.
“Despite the disagreement of the principals, keeping in mind the interest of the students, the examination time has been revised to two-and-a-half hours instead of two hours. Many students had approached the university with the request to revise the two-and-a-half-hour examination period. Taking all factors into account, the examination period was finalized after hectic consultations,” Prof. Gnanprakash said. The Hindu.
Universities, including Bangalore University, have increased the duration of the UG semester exam from two hours to two-and-a-half hours, the registrar said.