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DU offers drop-out students a “centenary chance” to take exams and complete degree | Deets here

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: The Delhi University announced on Monday that those who dropped out of college in the final year can register for a one-time “centenary” chance to appear in examinations and complete their degree. The drop-out students have been given this one-time chance in view of the Delhi University’s year-long centenary celebrations that started on May 1.

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“Undergraduate, postgraduate and professional course students who took regular courses, Non Collegiate Women’s Education Board (NCWEB), School of Open Learning (SOL) and External Cell will be able to apply for registration. The former students can submit their registration forms for centenary chance examination by June 14, 2022,” DU’s Dean of Examination said in official order.

Faculties, departments, colleges and centres under the university have been notified to complete the confirmation and verification of registration forms filled by such students by June 20, 2022.

“The former students can also fill their registration form by using online students’ portal link of Delhi University. After filling the registration form, the students can keep the printout of the filled forms for further communication,” the order said.

Provisional admit cards will be issued after confirmation of the registration form by their respective faculty, department, college or centre, it added.

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Who is eligible for the second chance exam
The guidelines issued by Registrar Vikas Gupta state that undergraduate and postgraduate students and those pursuing professional courses, who have completed their course work and statutory requirement prescribed for completion of the course, will be considered for the centenary chance.

Undergraduate students
Postgraduate students
Students pursuing professional courses
However, MPhil and PhD students, who could not complete their degrees, will not be considered for this chance, the guidelines stated.

How many papers can candidates appear
The eligible candidates can appear for a maximum of four papers for the annual mode of exam and up to eight papers for the semester scheme.

When will it be conducted

The examination will be conducted tentatively during October this year and March next year through physical mode. It will be held for theory and practical examination, and not for internal assessment, the university stated.

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What details need to be provided by students to appear for the exam
The university informed that the students while applying for “centenary chance” need to provide the details and documents as required.

“Failing to provide the details/documents, as required, may lead to non-consideration of his/her candidature in the Centenary Chance examination.

“Further, it will entail no right for the students to claim any relief in any forum on this count,” the guidelines stated.

What will be examination fee
The examination fee for the “centenary chance” exam will be Rs 2,000 per paper.

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