Manipur Education Minister Thokchom Radheshyam on Wednesday visited the special examination centre arranged by the state government for students appearing in examinations conducted by Mangalore University at the Manipur International University Administrative Headquarters, Ghari in the outskirt of Imphal.

Around 60 students from different colleges affiliated to Mangalore University will be appearing in the final year examinations of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Fifteen students appeared on the first day of the examination today.

The Minister said that the special arrangement of examination centre for the students of the State pursuing their education at the various affiliated colleges and departments of Mangalore University was made due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The students were facing difficulties due to restrictions and were unable to appear for the examinations in Karnataka.

Th Radheshyam also informed that the examinations are being conducted offline and that the examination questions were digitally sent by the University on the same day and the questions were accessed with a unique code after download.

The examinations, which commenced from today the 16th September 2020 will be held till October 13, 2020.

Necessary Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the safe conduct of examinations are strictly followed as directed by the government maintaining physical distance in the examination rooms.

Mangalore University is one of the prestigious Universities in Karnataka. Many prominent institutions, including Alva’s College (Moodbidri), Vivekananda College (Puttur), Shree Devi College (Mangalore), Sharada College (Mangalore), etc., are affiliated to Mangalore University.

The Minister also informed that a consultation meeting with the students’ representatives of Dhanamanjuri University (DMU) was held on Tuesday on the modalities of the ensuing examinations.

It was attended by the vice-chancellor, registrar, principals, teachers and officials concerned.

Sobhapati Samom

Sobhapati Samom is Northeast Now Correspondent in Imphal. He can be reached at: ssamom@gmail.com