*Thousands of students appeared at Exam Centers created all over India
*Exam Centers Monitored through CCTVs, Observers and Flying Squads
*Delivery of Question papers to examinees was through Secure Online Mode
*Strong Call Centre was set up for handling and easing out all type of queries
Jalandhar: Recently, Directorate of Distance Education of Lovely Professional University used latest Technology available in smooth conduct of Examination for thousands of students at more than 130 centers established all over India. In order to be pin-point for the exact time of Question papers distribution, the delivery to all examinees, at the far or near centers, was made through Secure Online Mode. It is for the first time that such sophisticated technology was used to monitor the activities of examination centers through CCTVs. Monitoring was done at University Campus to control and curtail any attempt towards unfair means. Also various Observers and Flying Squads were sent to different centers to further enhance this monitoring. In addition, to ease out the whole process, a Strong Call Centre was also set up for handling all type of examination related student and staff queries.
Talking to media, the Chancellor of LPU, Mr. Ashok Mittal said in affirmation: "Under the precept of 'Educating India and Educating the World', making quality education accessible to every individual, we do want to abolish commonly occurring lapses during examinations, with utilization of the latest technology." He added: "We all know that on a single click, networking can create wonders. That is why; we preferred to deliver question papers through secure online mode, thus making these available to each examinee equally on the nick of time. Similar are the processes for answer sheets checking and results compilation with transparent Examination and evaluation techniques. In fact we do not want to produce mere degree-holders; we want our students to be Industry ready with all basic and broad Intelligence Quotients".
Under Regular Recognition by the Distance Education Council (DEC), an apex body for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in the country, and Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE- DEC; LPU Distance Education (LPU DE) has an edge over the conventional Distance Education system. It has been offering its various Programmes at Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma levels through Its blended mode of delivery. Its salient features are: Study Material in Self Learning Format; Interactive Contact Classes; Exhaustive Online Support; Learning Management System (LPU e-Connect); Flexible Entry Exit System; Migration from other recognized Universities/ Institutes; Innovative Curriculum and Teaching Learning Methodology; Student Career Services (Placements); Grievance Handling; Affordable Fee Structure etc.