The SFI, the students’ wing of the CPI(M), has demanded extra time and free internet facility for all of the Calcutta University students who will write their undergraduate final semester examinations from dwelling.
The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) has threatened to hit the streets if their demands aren’t met.
The students’ physique, in a press release issued on Tuesday, mentioned two hours to write down the examinations and half-hour to submit the reply sheets on-line is insufficient.
“Earlier, the students were allotted four hours to write their honours papers. We demand that students be given appropriate time to write their papers and at least one hour to submit their answer sheets,” the SFI, which has a presence in virtually all of the CU-affiliated schools, mentioned.
Calcutta University had on Monday mentioned undergraduate students shall be given two hours to write down their final semester exams, scheduled to be held from October 1 to eight, from their properties.
Vice Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee, after a gathering with principals of affiliated schools, had mentioned the students shall be despatched the query papers by way of e-mail and WhatsApp simply earlier than the beginning of the examinations.
“We are giving another 30 minutes for uploading the answer sheets but not more than that. If any student faces a network problem, he/she will have to take it up with his/her college,” she had mentioned.
The choice was taken after the University Grants Commission (UGC) suggested the college to restrict the time for writing the papers from dwelling to two-three hours.
Colleges will ship the papers after analysis by October 18 and the outcomes are anticipated to be declared by October 31.