DU: OBE Exams Second Leg to Commence from September 14, 2020; Check Details Here

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Delhi University on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court regarding the conduct of the second leg of Open Book Examination (OBE) for the final-year students.

The open book examination (OBE) for the second leg of Delhi University is scheduled to commence from September 14, 2020, in both online and offline mode for the convenience of the students. 

In an affidavit filed before the bench of justice Hima Kohli and justice Subramonium Prasad, the varsity informed that the second leg of OBE exams which is scheduled to be conducted for students who failed to appear in the first leg of OBE held from August 10-31 will be conducted in both online and offline mode.

The second leg of the OBE exam is scheduled to commence from September 14 and will end on October 1, 2020.

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Earlier, the high court, while hearing pleas by law student Prateek Sharma and the National Federation for Blind, seeking to set up effective mechanisms for visually impaired and the specially-abled students, had asked the varsity to hold offline examinations from September 14. 

DU has also informed the Delhi HC that the specially-abled students, who want to better their scores, can also appear in the examination and they would be given five hours to complete the test.

As per the directions of UGC, the OBE examination of DU will be conducted in a blended mode d (a mix of online and offline) for final-year students as a one-time measure in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

DU OBE First Leg Results

The varsity has also stated that the undergraduate results of the first leg of OBE shall be notified from the last week of September through the last week of October 2020.

Candidates are requested to follow the university’s website on a timely basis for regular updates and notices.

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