SVNIT to take online exams for BTech, MSc Courses. At a time when the majority of higher education institutions in the country have canceled their exams, Surat’s Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) completed its last semester exams for Bachelor of Technology (BTech) as well as five-year integrated Master of Science (MSc).
SVNIT to take online exams for BTech MSc Courses:
The exam was conducted in an online format and after successful completion; the varsity will conduct remaining exams for BTech and MSc students. Altogether 814 students from various branches of BTech and MSc have appeared in the exam and their results are also being announced by the institute currently. The decision to conduct the final year exam was opposed by the students initially and were demanding that they should be given marks as per the previous exam performance. But the institute refused to cancel the exam.
After smoothly conducting the exams, the institute in a recently held senate meeting decided to conduct an exam of second, fourth, and sixth-semester exams in BTech while second, fourth, sixth and eighth-semester exams in five years MSc course.
H R Jariwala, associate dean, academic, SVNIT said……
“Exam of around 2,700 students of BTech, MSc and MTech will now be conducted after successful completion of last semester exam. Last year MTech tests also continue currently,”
“Exam of those students who have failed in other semester in past will also be conducted,” said a faculty member.
S R Gandhi, director, SVNIT said…
“We are ensuring that the students can appear in the exam without any trouble. Taking an exam will help them in their career”. The exam for last semester students was conducted online. The exam papers were uploaded online and students were supposed to send scanned answer books after writing answers.
P G Agnihotri, professor at Civil Engineering Department, SVNIT said….
“In current circumstances, the final semester exam was of 30 marks instead of 50 marks. We have earlier completed 30 marks mid-semester exam and its marks will now be calculated on proportionate out of 50 marks,” said P G Agnihotri, professor at Civil Engineering Department, SVNIT. The institute also conducted 20 marks surprise test earlier and its marks will be counted in the final result.