The final year undergraduate students of TNAU, enjoy the unique experience of writing their final semester exams right at the comforts of their homes under this COVID 19 pandemic period.
Off campus online exams are being conducted for the final year undergraduate students during the pandemic period by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) from September 2 to 14, 2020.
According to Dr. N. Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, conducting the special examination for final year outgoing students will enable them to duly earn their degrees for pursuing their career on higher studies in time after attending their final semester online exams and evaluation.
.It is being held in accordance with the advisories of Government of Tamil Nadu and Government of India a special online, off campus mode of exam for the final year students. A total of 2365 students from ten undergraduate programmes belonging to 14 constituent and 29 affiliated colleges of TNAU are taking part in this exam.
Further, Dr K. Soorianathasundaram, the Controller of Examinations of TNAU stated that, for the conduct of the digital exam, an examination application named, Exam From Home (EFH), has been specially outsourced to facilitate the students write the exam from their homes using either mobiles or laptops with Android or Microsoft windows platform.
The exam sessions are supervised live online through proctoring by identified faculty on all days of exams to maintain transparency. Three sessions of webinars were conducted to sensitize students during the last week of August, 2020.
Later, two sessions of mock exams were also conducted for the students to train and familiarize students on this digital exam from home by the University. After completion of exams, the digital e-answer scripts will be evaluated for declaration of results.