Mumbai University: Tech courses to have more descriptive questions in their November exams

Mumbai University, in their circular, said that tech courses would have more descriptive questions while colleges offering self-financed courses will receive question banks.

Mumbai University: Tech courses to have more descriptive questions in their November exams

Technical courses like engineering, pharmacy, and architecture will see more descriptive questions in their November exams. Mumbai University has decided to include more descriptive questions to make the online exams more accountable. 

Mumbai University will give question banks beforehand to colleges as they did for postgraduate exams in May for undergraduate and self-financed courses.

As per the circular issued by the university on Monday, September 27, it states that the exams of final year students studying in traditional arts, science, and commerce colleges will begin from November 17 in online mode.

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The question paper of engineering, pharmacy, architecture, and MCA consists of 50% MCQ's (Multiple Choice Questions) in 80 mark question paper; however, this time university will give only 25% of weightage to the paper. 

The university director (examinations & evaluations), Vinod Patil, said that this time all the exam papers of technical courses would have only 20 marks assigned to MCQs while the rest of them will have descriptive questions. The duration of exams is extended to two and a half hours.

Colleges offering self-financed courses such as BMS, BAF, BBI will receive question banks for November-December exams. The colleges can then proceed to set question papers from the question banks.

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