The final year students of Bharathiyar University said they encountered difficulties during the mock test conducted by the university on Wednesday. A mock test was conducted for final year students studying undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses at Bharthiyar University and its affiliated colleges, with the aim of training applicants for the online exam to be held on September 21 to 30.
A final year student from Bharathiyar University said: “Due to server problems, we had to wait over an hour at the home computer to access the university website and download the questionnaire. solved the problem, I downloaded the question sheet and started writing the answer in a blank A4 sheet gave time until 1pm. After completing the exam, we took a photo of the answer sheet and converted it to a PDF to upload to the website. Unfortunately, we were unable to upload it even after an hour, and finally we sent the answer sheet to our head of department by post after 2.15pm. I was anxious until I sent the answer sheet, “he said.
Another student from a private college in the city said: “The server problem stayed there for almost 40 minutes. During the exam, no faculty monitored us by a webcam. There were chances that the students were involved in practices. incorrect “. A senior official from Bharathiyar University’s Exam Control Section said: “Since nearly 35,000 students attempted to log in on Wednesday morning, the server crashed. But we fixed the problem and this problem would not be found in the next. exam. Some students faced this problem. Similarly, some students had difficulty uploading their written answer sheet on the website. We extended the time from 13.40 to 14 to upload the answer sheet on the website. Nearly 29,000 answer sheets have been uploaded by 1:00 pm. This number may increase and we are checking it. In addition, we have asked universities for feedback on the mock test to improve our online exam, “he added.
When asked about exam monitoring, he said, “We cannot fully monitor all students during the online exam and there are practical difficulties. We believe that students would not be involved in malpractice and we have taken steps to monitor students in all. aspects