Imphal: Manipur education minister Thokchom Radheshyam Singh on Wednesday visited the special examination centre arranged by the state government for students appearing in examinations conducted by Mangalore University at the Manipur International University Administrative HQ, Ghari.
Around 60 students from different colleges affiliated to Mangalore University will be appearing for the final year examinations of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Fifteen students appeared on the first day of the examination on September 16.
The minister said that the examination centre for the students of various affiliated colleges and departments of Mangalore University was made because students could not travel to Karnataka to appear for the examinations.
The examinations are being conducted offline. The question papers are sent digitally sent by the University on the same day and accessed using a unique code after download.
The examinations which commenced from September 16 will continue till October 13. Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for safe conduct of examinations are followed as directed by the government in the examination rooms.
Mangalore University is one of the top Universities in Karnataka. Many prominent institutions, including Alva’s College (Moodbidri), Vivekananda College (Puttur), Shree Devi College (Mangalore), Sharada College (Mangalore), etc. are affiliated to Mangalore University.
The minister also informed that a consultation meeting with the students’ representatives of Dhanamanjuri University (DMU) was also held on September 15, 2020 on the modalities of conducting examinations. It was attended by the vice-chancellor, registrar, principals, teachers and officials concerned.