Bhubaneswar: The State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training, Odisha has decided to allow diploma students to appear for 6th semester examinations using smartphones.
“Considering the present COVID-19 scenario and to discourage unwanted movement, it is decided that the students who do not have laptop or desktop computers can also appear for the online exams using Android-based smartphones from their house,” a notification of the council said.
However, internet connectivity is to be ensured by the students concerned, it said.
“The students who do not have any facility of laptop/desktop computer or Android mobile phones or have internet connectivity problem may only avail the option of visiting nearby designated examination centre of their district to appear in the exams,” the notification added.
Principals of all polytechnics have been requested to inform the students concerned accordingly to prepare for online exams.