Indira Gandhi Open University will soon start the Online Exam soon for its lakhs of students studying various courses from here. IGNOU is one of the largest universities of the world and may be the largest one as far as the no of students are concerned.
As a matter of Fact there are 28 lakh candidates from India and Abroad getting education from here in distance mode. Therefore there is always the problem for the students to reach the examination centres sometimes at a great distance from their homes.
For their Convenience the University has already started the Online Admission for the session 2015-16. There was a tremendous response from the students this year. There was a good rise in the Admissions for the said session.The Proposal for the Online Examination has been sent to the HRD and UGCIGNOU to start Online Exam Soon - Read Details. IGNOU is expecting a positive response from these two entities.
It will be a great challenge for the varsity to hold online Exam, said a University Official. The students come from various parts of the country and conduct an Online Test with the Examination Centres for such exam would be the real challenge.
The university had started the online Exam for 27 courses in 2010 also. That time it was done as an experiment. But the system was removed after the objection from the UGC. At present there are many universities which conduct Online Exams for their far off students. Such exams have been tremendously successful.