Bihar University forgets to print Hindi question paper, exam postponed

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Patna : In yet another low from education sector in Bihar, Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU) forgot to print Hindi exam question paper, leaving examination postponed for a new date.

A total of 94 students went home without writing their examination paper after the university told them that their question papers are not printed.

According to a report by Hindustan Times, the vice chancellor has served a show cause notice on the controller of examination and the head of Hindi post-graduation department.

The second semester post-graduation exam was announced in the second week of March. Three out of four exams have been concluded, this was the final paper.

University sources, quoting the controller of examination, said the question papers were also not sent to him for initiating the printing process.

HT report quotes TMBU public relations officer (PRO) Ashok Thakur, " the head of the department (HoD), Hindi, had blamed the goof up on the confusion created by introduction of the choice based credit system (CBCS)."

“The CBCS was introduced to allow students flexibility to choose any subject (from science, arts or commerce streams) in the fourth paper. The Hindi HoD has claimed that printing of question papers could not be initiated as he was not aware which subjects the students opted for in the fourth paper,” Thakur added.