Pune University Exams: Students Organisations Warn Of Protest Like MPSC Candidates If Exams Didn’t Begin On April 11

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Pune, March 14, 2021: If Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) exams are not held as planned, there will be chaos again like MPSC candidates protest, many students organisations have warned. It was discussed in the meeting of the management council on Saturday that all the preparations should be expedited and the examination should start from April 11.

Meanwhile, SPPU Edutech Foundation Company gave a presentation on how to conduct the exam online. However, the company is still waiting to receive an official letter.

Pune University could not start the examination in March due to a delay in the selection of an agency to conduct the online examinations. The Board of Examination has decided to conduct the first-semester examination from April 11. Pune University-owned ‘SPPU Edutech Foundation Pvt. Ltd. ‘ will be conducting the exam. As this is the first time that the company will conduct such a large scale examination, therefore the company gave a presentation on Saturday as per the instructions of the management council.

The company gave a presentation about what system they have at present, how it will be used for the examination, as well as what new facilities will be provided during the examination, what is the support system, etc. Questions raised by members about the company’s capabilities were also answered.

Accordingly, the members have agreed to hire the services of SPPU Edutech Foundation. The proposal will be sent to the purchase committee and then after its approval, the company will receive an official letter, the members said.

“The company was asked a number of questions about their capabilities, to which they answered. The university company had also helped in the final year exams. So the previous flaws have been removed. The university exams will start on April 11, the date will not be changed. The official circular and timetable will be announced on March 25.”, said Dr Sudhakar Jadhav, Member, Management Council.