Shortage of space, question papers

Shortage of space, question papers

Blore varsity first semester exams begin on a negative note

The exams for the first semester of the first year graduation under the Bangalore University were conducted on Thursday.

As many as 2,700 students answered the exam in the College, of which, 2,500 students were from the Government First Grade College, 150 were from BGS College and 50 students belonged to Mahila and Evening College.

The staff members appointed for exam duty were 100 in number. Ninety staff members belonged to the First Grade College and remaining 10 were from other colleges.

Question paper shortage

In addition to shortage of space, the First Grade College also experience lack of enough question papers too. The College was short of as many as 400 question papers for the exam on Thursday.

The question papers had to be photocopied using the machine in the College to overcome the problem.

The process, however, caused a delay and the students had to wait for half an hours, for the exams to begin.

The students were, however, compensated by providing an additional 30 minutes to complete the paper, said College principal B V Krishnappa.

Exams refused

Fees had been collected from students who had failed in the final year degree exams conducted in 2004.

However, the University Examination Board had ordered that no exams be conducted for such students. Therefore, the students were denied an opportunity to answer the exams on Thursday.

The angered students had a verbal tussle with the College principal.

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