Bhubaneswar: The students of institutions affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) on Tuesday staged a protest against the varsity’s decision to conduct the final semester exams from July 9.
The students alleged that holding the exams amid the worsening COVID-19 situation would endanger their lives.
They also demanded that students should be assessed on the basis of the results of previous semesters.
On July 27, BPUT authorities had declared that online exams will be conducted through artificial intelligence proctored platform along with manual proctoring (supervisor/invigilation) in five phases.
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