RGPV students refuse to appear for exam due to incomplete syllabus

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Nov 2018 12:24:48


Staff Reporter,

Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) has completed preparation for semester exams with deployment of flying squad and observer team. Meanwhile, students if UIT opposed the exam saying that faculties have not completed their syllabus.

First and third semester students submitted an application to the UIT Director R S Rajput and said that they cannot write the exam. Students said faculties have not completed their syllabus due to which they are not prepared for the exam. According to students in third semester, faculties have not completed the five units of all the five subjects while in first semester only 22 lectures shave been conducted yet. The university has released notification to stop classes from November 3 for examination preparation of students and Diwali vacation. Students also said that this year there were five different programme in college due to which they fail to concentrate on exam and were busy in participation.

However, university management assured to complete the syllabus in one week. Faculties said that they will take extra classes to complete the syllabus before exam date. The university has recently rescheduled the semester examination scheme for all branches due to Lok Sabha election dates. However, exams would be started from the same date on November 19 but a few papers scheduled on November 11, December 30 has been revised.

As per schedule, practical exams would be conducted from November 19 to 30 while theory papers will be held from December 1 to 30. There are about 2.5 lakh students to be appearing in the exam. The university is spending about one crore to bring transparency in the exam and avoid any kind of cheating cases in the exam hall.

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) has provided course wise data of about 46000 students to RGPV out of which 25,000 students belong to semester one. For the first time RGPV has assigned three flying squad teams including former IAS and IPS officers. In first team SC Tripathi, ex DGP police, BS Raghuvanshi, former ADG Police, R K Tripathi ex-ADGP, S S Warbade, ex-IG. The second team includes R K Diwakar ex-DG, JP Chaturvedi retired judge, MP Dwivedi former ADGP and D S Korgu, former IG.

RGPV has recently called meeting with technical institutes to discuss the examination related preparation.  The university has given guidelines to the affiliated institutes for theory and external exams. Vice Chancellor Sunil Kumar Gupta directed all affiliated colleges to follow guidelines properly keeping in mind the electoral code of conduct.

All colleges have been directed to conduct the exams under CCTV surveillance and camera recordings are must for all externals and theory paper.  The university has assigned invigilators and flaying squad team for the exam. The university has directed all institutes to release identity card for all officials and employees assign on exam duty and only assigned staff would be allowed to enter the campus during exams.

RGPV has asked to hold meeting with all employees assigned on duty a day before starting the exam and inform them entire examination related guidelines and rules. Mobile phone is strictly prohibited inside exam hall for students and invigilators. Question papers will be opened under camera and invigilator surveillance. Invigilators are not allowed to read the question paper in exam hall. Flying squad team is assigned to visit the centres. RGPV said that only teaching staff are allowed to perform their duty as invigilator in the exam hall. Answer sheet for  practical exams would be provided to the students after external examiner appears at the exam centre. Arrangement of generator for electricity service is must at all centres.