The Mumbai University has extended the deadline for conducting the end semester examinations for the final year students, according to the reports. The reports further add that the university has permitted for the exams to be conducted until January 9, 2021, for all the courses. Also Read - Another Spike! Maharashtra Registers 10,066 Fresh Covid Cases in Last 24 Hours, 163 Deaths
As per earlier notification, however, the deadline to complete the examinations was December 31, 2020. Also Read - 21 Cases of Delta Plus Variant Found in Maharashtra so Far, 2 in Mumbai
Many of the teachers however along with college principals had complained that the mandatory 90 teaching days were not met since the academic session had commenced late due to the pandemic and lockdown. Also Read - In a First, Tree Surgeons Appointed in Mumbai to Save Vulnerable Trees From Falling | See Pics
Mumbai University may change the exam pattern and add more questions in the MCQ format, according to the sources. The exams will be conducted in an online proctored mode and will also include mandatory digital supervision.