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College students panic after Goa CM talks about offline exams – Times of India
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College students panic after Goa CM talks about offline exams – Times of India

PANAJI: There was panic among the student community right from late Monday evening and all through Tuesday after a clip of chief minister Pramod Sawant saying that first and second-year college exams will be held offline went viral. There was confusion as the statement came days before the scheduled online exams are set to begin for first and second-year general stream students from January 4. “We will have the Class XI exams through offline mode. Class XII exams will surely be held offline. And first and second-year exams too are to be held offline,” Sawant said in the clip that began going viral from Monday evening. As decided by the Goa University, the January exams are to be held in the physical mode only for final year general stream degree students. “The January exams for first...
Goa university moves to achieve UGC’s 25%  digital content target
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Goa university moves to achieve UGC’s 25% digital content target

With social distancing set to be the norm in academics, Goa University is working on different models of e-classrooms in order to achieve UGC’s target creating 25 per cent digital teaching content, a senior official said.Vice Chancellor Professor Varun Sahani has set up a Digital Transition Committee for this comprising deans of faculties and schools under the university, and it has started evaluating solutions for online teaching and conducting of remote examinations, said Ramrao Wagh, member secretary on the committee and director of Digital Learning Initiative of Goa University.“The committee has been working on learning management system on how to offer courses, conduct presentation sand video lectures. The push for taking classes from real to virtual has come from the...