The city and university were almost frozen during the mid-semester due to the epidemic and consequent lockdown, it said Monday.

Traditional classrooms, where teaching and learning are practiced, have been completely replaced by platline platforms by removing space barriers, the DU said.

“Various plat online platforms were made accessible to students and teachers by the university. Reading materials were provided to the students through plat online platform. Some e-resources including e-texts and e-journal access were provided to the students by the university library.” Added.

For the first time the university conducted internal assessments and examinations due to the situation required by the epidemic.

According to data shared by DU, 2.9 lakh students appeared in the first Open Book Examination (OBE) held in August 2020 and 1.7 lakh in December 2020.

“The new examination system has thrown challenges now and then during its implementation, but the university has learned on the way to overcome each of them and improve the system in the process. Students could write their exams in their home / space facility and” teachers were able to evaluate electronically. , ”The report said.

In June, 2021, student attendance at OBE averaged more than 95 percent, about five percent higher than last year’s OBE, the report said.

Examination Digital Provisional Certificates were awarded to final year students who graduated after taking the online exam to enable them to apply for admission in higher education including foreign universities.

The students were also given a digital degree for the first time so that they would not be at a disadvantage in getting higher studies or employment, the DU said.

The university has issued more than 21,000 digital degrees and 3,900 digital provisional certificates. More than 1.78 lakh digital degrees were awarded during the 97th Annual Convocation.

DU trans provides online transcripts, migration certificates, provisional marksheets and digital degrees. It has also introduced a “Digilocker” database for students so that they can access all the academic records and documents stored in it.

Students who need it for higher education or employment will be given secret results even before the official announcement of the results, the university said.

In the 2020-21 academic session, the Central Placement Cell collaborated with the internship, expanding more than 6,000 work-home internship opportunities and 4,000 internship opportunities to university students under the “Chalo India” program.

Stipends were kept starting from internships 1,000 30,000 per month. Opportunities, about 100 students were the beneficiaries of these opportunities, the DU said.

The lives of many teachers were long overdue. In the last one year, about 542 promotions were completed.

The university revived the initiative to provide research grants to teachers, which was not done after 2015-16.

According to DU, about 165 research grants were awarded Crore crore under the Institute of Eminence (IOE) scheme to promote research. Seven patent applications were filed in the last one year and four were approved.

The report states that seed grants were given to newly recruited faculties to help them start research, before they could secure the safety of outside research grants.

Faculty members and departments were provided with a tool for plaline theft, which is currently widely used with 649 users and the number is increasing.

Last year, gi 55,38386 research papers or books were investigated for theft, the report said.

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