THE MUMBAI College (MU) on Tuesday confronted a serious embarrassment when it despatched the earlier yr’s query paper for the Constitutional Legislation examination, resulting in about an hour’s delay.
The paper from the second semester of the Bachelor of Legislation (LLB) 3-year course was scheduled to start at 11am.
Nevertheless, as quickly because the examination started, and a few faculties had distributed the query papers, they have been knowledgeable by the MU to cease the examination and look forward to additional directions.
“A brand new query paper was then despatched and the examination lastly started at midday. As anticipated, this delay within the first session additional delayed the afternoon paper too,” mentioned a professor from a legislation school within the metropolis. One other professor shared how the last-minute modifications led to panic in lecture rooms with many questioning if there had been a paper leak. “We have been abruptly requested to not begin the examination, with out an applicable motive. In the meantime, a picture of an outdated query paper began being circulated on cellphones. It led to many suspecting a paper leak,” mentioned the professor, additionally mentioning the way it was solely later within the day that there was readability on what had really occurred.
“After the fiasco within the first session, we have been targeted on easily conducting the second paper. The examinees needed to wait for nearly an hour for the paper to start out,” added one other professor. In the meantime, in an official response by the Board of Examinations and Analysis on the MU, the varsity has clarified, “As a consequence of a technical glitch, earlier yr’s paper was despatched to schools, by mistake, for the paper of Constitutional Legislation of the second semester of LLB-3-year course. After realising the glitch; a brand new query paper was instantly despatched to schools. The examination began at midday and college students got ample further time to finish the paper.”