DU: Students Disappointed Over Delhi HC Decision Now Pray For a Smooth Conduct of OBE

Durgesh Rai Durgesh Rai
Content Curator

Delhi University has been granted permission by the Delhi High Court to conduct the Open Book Exams(OBE) for final year students.

Following which, final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students of Delhi University who were relying on the court’s decision are disappointed.

Students are now praying that when the exam commences, the website of DU works well so that they don’t face any trouble.

Read More: Delhi HC Grants Permission to DU for the Conduct of OBE Exams

After the decision of Delhi HC, a section of students have said that they have lost their faith in the judicial system. While some students are relieved that the court has granted an extra hour to upload the answer sheets.

Previously, during mock exams, students had found it difficult to log in, find question papers and upload answer sheets. After this, the university issued a notice saying that students unable to upload their answer sheet can email it to the university.

The varsity has also made the decision to conduct the second phase offline when students with disabilities moved the court against the online exams. 

Furthermore, these students have been asked to submit details of the reading materials they require from the university.

Read More: DU OBE First Phase Mock Test Released, Students faced Technical Glitches

Reaction of Students Post Delhi HC’s Decision on OBE Exams

Maheswari Rawat, final-year sociology student from Hindu College said, "Now there is no option but to appear for the exam in the first phase. I just hope that the portal and the internet works properly,"

 "I am continuing with my preparation for entrances. I had prepared during June. Last semester won't change the overall CGP much," he further said.

Another student Shaurya from Indraprastha College for Women asked,” What was the entire point of putting students under anxiety by postponing it?"

Delhi University will be conducting its Open Book Exams from August 10 for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Read More: Delhi University OBE 2020: Delhi HC Directs DU to provide scribes for Visually Impaired Students