MU Colleges Await Varsity’s Guidelines on how to Conduct Odd Sem Exams
Mumbai University affiliated colleges are waiting for the directions from the University of Mumbai on how to conduct the exams as the first, third and fifth semesters are almost nearing the end.
As per sources, the exams are likely to be conducted online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Colleges have been conducting online classes for their first, third and fifth-semester students.
Further, principals of the affiliated colleges of Mumbai University have informed that they have almost completed 60-70% of the syllabus for the semesters.
“Some colleges have already finished their semester curriculum through online mode of instruction. We are now waiting for directions on how to conduct exams,” said Anju Kapoor, Principal of Usha Pravin Gandhi College of Management.
Kishore Peshori, principal, MMK College at Bandra said while only 25% of the syllabus has been covered for first semester students, almost 50-60% of the syllabus for third and fifth-semester students is completed.
The varsity conducts the odd semester exams usually between November and January. However, this year due to the pandemic, the exams have been delayed.
As per some sources, the semester exams are likely to start by the month of December and go on till January next year.
Furthermore, the new semester for the Mumbai University colleges is also likely to begin from the month of January 2021.