MLSU introduces Semester System
With the new pattern of examination the university also aims to check out the limitations of the present system. Up to last academic session internal examination of 25 marks were conducted in all the professional courses offered by the university while annual examinations were conducted for other under graduate and post graduate programmes.
Mohan Lal Sukhadia University (MLSU), a well known centre of education in southern Rajasthan is undergoing complete transformation in its examination pattern to make it more viable and compatible for the students. With the new pattern of examination the university also aims to check out the limitations of the present system.
Up to last academic session internal examination of 25 marks were conducted in all the professional courses offered by the university while annual examinations were conducted for other under graduate and post graduate programmes. But many discrepancies were observed in the system and therefore, it has been decided to change the entire pattern of examination.
The new system brings in Semester System of examination for professional and post graduate courses and internal examination for all the under graduate courses. However the changes will apply only on the students of I Year so as to avoid any disturbance for the students already enrolled with the previous pattern.
When asked about the need to change the system, Prof. I.V Trivedi, Vice-chancellor, MLSU said, “It’s the need of the hour, a mixture of objective and subjective pattern is introduced to test the reasoning and logical competency and writing skills of the students and semester system is brought in with the purpose of continuous evaluation of the students.”
The pattern of question paper has also been changed for all the courses to prepare students to appear for competitive examination. The external university examination will now carry 75 marks of which 45 marks will be for Objective type Questions ; 45 questions carrying 1 mark each and 30 marks for Subjective Questions; 3 questions out of 5 carrying 10 marks each.
Prof Trivedi said, “Our team went to all the colleges to explain the changes to the faculty members and a meeting of the Principals of all the colleges was also held to give out the details.”
Sanjay Lodha, media spokesperson of MLSU said, “Till date we could not keep a check on students. Whether they are coming to college or not, attending classes or not and whether regular classes are conducted or not? With semester system and internal examination decorum will be maintained.” He further added, “The new pattern of question paper will bring students in a better position to confront higher competitive examination”
“These are positive changes and are bound to bring in punctuality and regularity towards studies in students,” said N.L Sharma, Principal B.N.P.G Girls College.
“The change in syllabus has strengthened the curriculum of BBM, it was already a professional course now with addition of subjects of C.A and C.S its worth has increased. It will give students an in depth knowledge about what they are studying and will clear their concepts,” said Rajni Arora, Head of Bachelors of Business Management, B.N. Girls College.
Surbhi Sisodia, a student of M.com 1st year feels glad about the modification and says, “Changes made are really good, now to excel in the academics we will have to do thorough reading which will indeed help us in forming strong conceptual base. It will also help me in my NET exam.”