Bhubaneswar: The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) will conduct the intermediate semesters online with open book mode, a notification of the university said.
This apart, the 2nd semester of B.Tech, B.Pharm, MBA, and MCA, and 2nd and 8th semester of B.Arch courses will be held online in September, it said. The semester-wise schedule for trial test and online examinations shall be notified in phase manner.
“In pursuance to the decision taken in the Extraordinary Board of Management meeting held on 31.08.2020, it is for the information of all concerned that the University will conduct Even Intermediate Semesters Regular/Back [Excluding Distinct Back Subject (s)] Examinations: 2019-20 in online mode with Open Book (Innovative & Outcome Based Education) which was postponed till further order on account of Covid-19 pandemic preventive measures,” the notification said.
However, the said online examinations for the intermediate semesters shall be treated as regular semester examinations and therefore the students who fail/remain absent/do not appear/do not register in some subjects or in all subjects will carry back papers in concerned subjects.
Further, the students who have back papers in their intermediate semesters shall also be allowed to register and appear for these online examinations of intermediate semesters along with regular students.