AMID the long delay in declaring the results of the final year students of Mumbai University, a new development has emerged according to which total number of sheets scanned for the online assessment are less than the total number of students who appeared for their final exam. This means that there still thousands of answer sheets which need to be assessed by the university before it can declare the results of the students.
Sources in the university said that from the beginning there was a gap in the number of sheets scanned and total number of students. This is one of the main reasons that still thousands of students are waiting for the results to be declared.
In alone commerce stream, 10-15 percent students of total 80000 students are awaiting their results.
The officials of the university admitted that the delay in the result is because answer sheets could not be traced in the new evaluation system.
Another official said that a team of teachers is trying to locate the missing answer sheets, scan them and get them assessed. “Currently, there are around 5,000 such answer sheets,” said the official.
Acting pro vice chancellor Dhiren Patel said, “Yes, some answer sheets were not scanned. A team is looking for such answer sheets and getting them scanned. We are doing our best. Students have to be patient. However, scouring through around 18.72 lakh papers to look for particular studentsʼ papers is a time consuming task.”