DU Final Year OBE 2020: The Delhi University on Thursday announced the new date sheet and made available the link for the upcoming DU open book exam (OBE) Admit Card 2020. However, some users pointed out a serious data privacy breach while downloading the same from the official portal.Also Read - DU Admission 2021: Delhi University Begins Registration For PG, Ph.D And M.Phil Courses Today; How to Apply at du.ac.in
According to a Twitter user, anyone with a ‘Gateway Password’ as asked on the DU website – which should ideally be different for all users – could download admit cards of all students appearing for the final year OBE exam on July 10. Also Read - Delhi University Result 2021: DU Announces Open Book Exam (OBE) Results for May - June Exam at du.ac.in
The technical error is a serious data breach as the admit cards possess a lot of personal details of a candidate like – the student’s phone number, email ID, home address, as well as details like father’s name, student type and subject course. As a result, it poses a grave danger from potential stalkers for many students appearing for the exam. Also Read - Delhi Universities Admission 2021-2022: Planning to Enroll in Delhi-based Varsities? Know Exam Dates, Other Details For UG, PG Registration Here
While the situation is being tackled, exam candidates must note that the new datesheet for DU Final Year OBE 2020 is out on the official website – du.ac.in. Candidates can also download their DU Admit Cards from the website.
The Delhi University also asked students to send any queries they have and report discrepancies to the Dean of Examinations at the official email address – email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earlier, many professors, staff members and students of the Delhi University strongly opposed the idea of an open book exam instead of regular final year exams due to several constraints like technological difficulties like proper internet connection, economic hardships, dislocation of students from their families, and/or challenging household environment in many cases.
At least eight students and several teachers have been detained for protesting against the v