PATNA: The Central University of Southern Bihar (CUSB) is due to start its first online open book (OBE) exam starting Wednesday.
CUSB Exam Supervisor Rashmi Tripathi said details have already been notified and preparations to conduct the exams have also been made. She stated that the end-of-semester exams of the even semester (January-June 2021 session) of all undergraduate and postgraduate programs and the backlog of exams for the 2019-21 session will be conducted online in accordance with the provisional regulations for the conduct of the online open book exam due. to the current Covid-19 pandemic situation. The exams will take place until the first week of August on a gradual basis, she said.
In an effort to familiarize students with the concept of the online open book exam, an orientation program was recently organized by the Teacher Education Department of CUSB. All students of the second semester of the integrated BA / BSc BEd program as well as faculty members attended the program and learned the modalities of the OBE.
According to PRO Mudassir Alam, candidates were made aware of different aspects of the OBE, including the number of questions to choose, the format of the quizzes, the method of submitting response scripts and the nature of the viva voce exam.