As per the latest reports, the University of Mumbai has released an official statement regarding the conduction of the first and second-year backlog examination. According to the official statement, Mumbai University has directed all the affiliated colleges to conduct the backlog examination for the first and second-year latest by 30 November 2020.
The varsity was focusing on terminal year examination for various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes unit now. Now that the examination cycle is over and results for various courses has also been released, the varsity has shifted attention towards the backlog examination.
Backlog Examination Will be Conducted in an Online Mode
Earlier, the varsity had decided that the backlog examination for the first and second-year students will be conducted in an offline mode. The exams would be conducted 120 days after the reopening of the colleges. But now since there is no clarity on the reopening of the colleges and educational institutions of the state owing to the regular rise in the COVID-19 cases, the varsity has decided to conduct the examination in an online mode.
The backlog candidates will have to attempt a similar question paper pattern which the varsity proposed for the rest of the candidates, which means that there will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with a duration of one hour.
No Backlog Re-Examinations for Mumbai University
Mumbai University further specified in the official statement that the affiliated colleges which had conducted the backlog examinations for the first and second-year students before 23 March 2020, need not conduct the examination again. The students will be marked and passed based on the examination conducted before.
Mumbai University will be on leave from 12 November 2020 to 18 November 2020 for Diwali. Post the Diwali break. The varsity will gear up to conduct the examination and declare the result as soon as possible. Mumbai University had declared the B.Com and LLB undergraduate examination result earlier this month, which saw a whopping majority of candidates passing the examination. Candidates must keep an eye on the official website to keep themselves abreast with the latest development of the varsity.