Thiruvananthapuram: The APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University has decided to conduct the B.Tech eighth semester regular and supplementary exams from July 1. In addition, the S7 honours and MBA T5 exams which couldn't be held on the scheduled date of March 16, will be conducted on June 26. The semester 8 honours exams will be held on June 29.
Students who have moved out to their hometowns during the lockdown can
write the exams, except for MBA T5 exams, at centres nearest to them.
The exam duration has been reduced to two hours and fifteen minutes from the
usual three hours. While there won't be any change in the question paper
structure, the total marks will be reduced to 70.
The forenoon exams will begin at 10.15 am but students are requested to report
at the exam centres at 9.30 am. For the afternoon exams which will begin at
2.15 pm, the reporting time will be 1.30 pm.
All safety precautions regarding COVID-19, including social distancing norms,
will be ensured during the exams.
Students who are unable to attend the S8 exams due to genuine reasons will be
given another chance in October.
The end semester valuation of final semester projects, for both UG and PG, will
be done internally.
The university has decided to conduct the revaluation of B.Tech semester 7
supplementary exams on May 27, 28, and 29.
Teachers who are on valuation duty can evaluate the papers at their home.
The university has directed the camps to comply with all guidelines like
observing physical distance, wearing masks and usage of sanitisers by all
persons involved in the process.