By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jul 14, 2020 14:10 IST
DU Open Book Exam Latest Update: Ready to conduct OBE from 10 August, DU to High Court

Delhi University agrees in Delhi High Court to advance its final year Open Book Examination to August 10 and it will be concluded till August 31. Yesterday, in an affidavit, DU told the Court that OBE will be conducted from August 17 to September 8. Earlier following the Delhi University’s decision to postpone the Open Book Examinations, Delhi High Court on Thursday directs DU to file an affidavit mentioning the date sheet and conduct of Open Book Examinations. Based on latest update, Delhi High Court asks the University of Delhi to file an affidavit detailing schedule of final year exams (Online OBE) for UG courses, postponed to beyond August 15.

Hearing the plea filed by students against the conduct of OBE exams scheduled from July 10, Delhi High Court bench asked for affidavit. Earlier Dean of the examinations, University of Delhi decided to postpone the OBE examinations till further orders. The decision was taken amid students and student unions launched online campaign to cancel the OBE exams citing technical failures during OBE mock-tests.

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DU ready to conduct OBE Exams from 10 August

Delhi University on Tuesday said, it is ready to conduct Open Book Examinations from 10 August to 31 August 2020. Delhi University agrees in Delhi High Court to advance its final year OBE exams to August 10.

High Court asks DU to give schedule on Exams

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked Delhi University to explain in the affidavit as to how it proposes to conduct final year/ semester exams- online, off-line or both modes. High Court bench also asked for complete date sheet, providing clarity to students. We all have gone through the examination process which is nerve-wracking for the students, especially during the times of COVID-19 pandemic, a bench of Justice Hima Kohli and S Prasad said.

Delhi High Court asks University to file affidavit on OBE

Delhi High Court on Thursday directs University to file an affidavit in High Court of Open Book exams for final year students. Delhi High Court asks Delhi University to file an affidavit mentioning the date sheet and other details for the conduct of the final year exams. For exam updates read- Click Here

DU to conduct OBE exams after 15 August

On July 8, 2020 Delhi University through postponement notice said, "the OBE will now start after 15thAugust,2020 whereas the revised date sheets and other relevant information shall be notified in due course of time".

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Delhi High Court hearing the matter

Delhi High Court on Thursday began the hearing on plea filed against Open Book Examinations. An affidavit likely to be asked from Delhi University in regarding final year OBE examinations.

DU decides to postpone OBE Exams

Delhi University has decided to postpone Open Book Examinations (OBE) till further notice. Examinations are postponed till August 15, 2020.