Online Examination

The University of Pune shall conduct an online examination for each full credit course. This examination shall be objective in nature and shall carry a weightage of 20 marks per full credit course. Students will appear for the online examinations in their respective institutes. Online examination shall constitute a separate head of passing for the full credit courses. Passing shall be at 40%, i.e. Grade E. The student does NOT have a facility of Grade Improvement, in online examination, if he/she has secured any grade other than F.

The Controller of Examinations of the University of Pune shall announce the online examination window of 3 days per semester i.e. a window of 3 days for Sem I and another window of 3 days for Sem III (in term I and likewise for term II) for the examination, in consultation with the Dean – Faculty of Management. The online test shall be conducted for all 4 semesters during each term. A similar window of 3 days for Sem II (backlog) and another window of 3 days for Sem IV backlog shall be announced in term I and vice-versa for Sem I backlog and Sem III backlog in term II for students who score Grade F in the online exam.

There shall NOT be any retest for those students who is absent for the online exam during the declared examination window period. Any student, who is absent for the online test during the regular term, can take the online test for the specific course in the next term and his grades evaluation shall be updated accordingly in the revised Grade Card.

Generally the schedule for online examination will be as follows:

  • Semester I: In the 8th/9thweek after the commencement of semester I.
  • Semester II, III and IV: In the7th/ 8thweek after the commencement of respective semester.

Pattern of Question Paper:

  1. There shall be five questions each of 10 marks.
  2. All questions shall be compulsory with internal choice within the questions. i.e. There shall be 2 questions from each unit of the curriculum with an internal option.
  3. A Question may be subdivided into sub-questions a, b, c… and the allocation of marks depend on the weightage of the topic.

ILLUSTRATIVE PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPER
Q. 1 (A)……………………………………..based on Unit 1
OR
Q.1 (B) ……………………………………..based on Unit 1
Q.2. (A) …………………………………….based on Unit 2
OR
Q.2 (B) ……………………………………..based on Unit 2
Q.3 (A) ……………………………………..based on Unit 3
OR
Q.3 (B) ……………………………………..based on Unit 3
Q.4 (A) ……………………………………..based on Unit 4
OR
Q.4 (B) ……………………………………..based on Unit 4
Q.5 (A) ……………………………………..based on Unit 5
OR
Q.5 (B) ……………………………………..based on Unit 5

Questions shall assess knowledge, application of knowledge, and the ability to synthesize knowledge.

The paper setter shall ensure that questions covering all skills and all units are set. She/he shall also mandatorily submit a detailed scheme of evaluation along with the question paper. Questions shall be of three categories of difficulty level – low difficulty, average difficulty and high difficulty.

The duration of written examination shall be 2 hours. Students shall be provided a single answer sheet of 16 pages. They must ensure that their responses fit within the provided answer sheet. Additional supplements shall NOT be provided.