Due to the increasing covid-19 cases, there is fear among the students who will appear for the UP Polytechnic offline exam for the odd semester starting from January 20. The students who do not want to appear for the exam have written to the authorities to postpone it. They have also launched a social media campaign to highlight the “gravity of the situation”.
No decision has yet been made on the proposed offline exams. After this, students from all over the state began writing down their stories and problems on social media. A number of students claimed to be infected with the coronavirus and if the exams are held on January 20, they will not be able to appear.
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The secretary of the Technical Education Council, Sunil Kumar Sonkar, told Hindustan that the board is monitoring the situation. He announced that a meeting with senior officials about the exams is scheduled for January 16. The meeting will review the status of the pandemic, in all districts, and then decide on the proposed exams.
The UP Polytechnic exam application form has been made available to the students in the last week of December 2021. The UP Polytechnic exam is a 3 hour paper with approximately 100 questions. The exam is taken in Hindi and English only while the questions are of objective type (MSQ). For every correct answer the candidate gets 4 points, but for every wrong option 1 point is deducted.
Although the course of the polytechnic exam varies from course to course, candidates must study the subjects taught in qualifying exams, class 10, class 12 and graduation).
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