DU OBE Phase 2 Guidelines: Students to sign Self-Declaration Form to enter Exam Centre

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Delhi University issues exam guidelines for colleges before Phase-2 open book exams commence from September 14. Guidelines will ensure safety of students at the exam centres amid COVID-19 pandemic.


Delhi University has issued detailed guidelines for its affiliated colleges, about to begin the second phase of Open Book Exams from September 14, 2020. 

DU has directed its colleges to strictly follow safety protocol and social distancing norms at par with government guidelines. 

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DU Open Book Exam Phase-2: Delhi University Guidelines for Colleges

As per the latest updates, colleges will let students sign a self-declaration form to confirm their entry in exam centres. Meanwhile, staffs have been asked to wear masks, carry their thermo-guns and arrange seats ensuring sufficient physical distance among students.

Adding to the seating arrangement, DU has asked colleges to send seating arrangement plans to students via email or WhatsApp number. Colleges have to put social distancing norms and advisory on display on the campus. 

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Delhi University further stated, "The college or department will have to manually take attendance from students with a signature, unique paper code of the paper, date and session of the exam; all while maintaining distance.”

DU OBE Phase-2: Delhi University Guidelines for Students

The university has mandated, students need to sign a self-declaration form and bring along their answer sheets. Students have to wear masks, maintain social distancing and reach the exam centre on time.

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Reaching examination venue early on will allow students to avoid overcrowding at the entrance gates and reduce its possibility of contraction. 

Second phase of Open Book Exams is going to be held in blended (online and offline) mode. UG or PG (regular and ex-students), NCWEB and SOL final year students who failed to appear or submit answer scripts in the first phase, will attend the second phase. 

Meanwhile, Delhi HC has asked Ministry of Railways to make travel arrangements for examinees with a disability to who will be appearing for Delhi University exams. 

Railways has to take note of feasibility aspects for issuing confirmed tickets at a subsidised rate. The process has to be confirmed at least 5 days before commencing the second round of exams from September 14, 2020.

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