The state government notified on Monday that students appearing in the final year undergraduate exams and last semester exams of post graduate courses in Madhya Pradesh can take their exams from their homes under the new ‘open book exam system’.
Chief Minister of the state Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted on Monday night saying that this decision was taken after keeping the “future of the students” in mind.
मेरे बच्चों, तुम्हीं मध्यप्रदेश और देश का भविष्य हो। तुम्हारे स्वास्थ्य और उज्ज्वल भविष्य को देखते हुए मैंने तुम्हारी परीक्षाओं के लिए विशिष्ट व्यवस्थाएं की है।
अब तुम अपने घर पर ही रहकर परीक्षा देकर डिग्री प्राप्त कर सकते हो। मेरा आशीर्वाद और शुभकामनाएं तुम्हारे साथ हैं। pic.twitter.com/XfHlKpVB6E
— Shivraj Singh Chouhan (@ChouhanShivraj) July 27, 2020
In a long statement written in Hindi, the CM said that the final year students will be able to access the question papers online. The candidates can give their answers on their personal sheets which can be submitted at the nearest collection centre thereafter for evaluation. In addition, students can also submit their answer-sheets by post or email.
Currently, the state government is working towards establishing thousands of copy collection centres at higher secondary and high schools across the state.
The decision will ensure that as many 5.71 lakh students are able to write their final-year graduation and post-graduation fourth semester examinations from safety of their homes said a report.