Tamil Nadu government asks Anna university to conduct re-exams for the engineering students following several complaints

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The Tamil Nadu governement has seeked Anna University to conduct re exams following several complaints from the students side over the online exams.

An effort to eliminate the hardships faced by the students

This request was placed on Monday after hundreds of students faced hardships over the previously completed exams. The students have reached out to the Chief Minister’s Special Cell stating that the exams had so many faulty mechanisms which included the interruption of the exam even for a slight movement in the face. The internet connectivity became a total nightmare for thousands of students as the exam page right away exit.

Following the complaints, The Chief Minister met the State Minister for Higher Education on Monday (May 10) and ordered a re-examination for all students whose results were withheld due to such problems.

No fee for the re-exam

“Students who have passed the February test can appear for a retest if they wish. The online exam will be conducted for three hours like in other universities. Exams for next semester also will be held in the same pattern,” a state government release said. In addition to this, the students need not pay any fee for the re-exams, the release mentioned.

Open book test

Earlier, Anna University released a circular to announce that the April/May 2021 theory end semester examinations for all even semesters will be held in an open-book format. The exam will be an online proctored test for both undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students. The circular also stated that the decision was taken as a one-time measure in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences.

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What will the Anna university handle the matter? Will the students get a positive outcome this time?

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