BAHAWALPUR– Academic Council of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur approved mechanism of online education including online teaching and assessment in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic emergency.
Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, Vice Chancellor presided the meeting while members included Deans, Registrar, Controller Examinations, Treasurer and Directors Academics, IT, and Quality Assurance.
The participants reviewed performance of online classes held during spring semester 2020 and decided to conduct composite online examination. A comprehensive discussion was carried out recording health policy of faculty and students, online teaching and assessment and learning management system.
It was also decided that faculty members will decide on their own regarding assessment of MPhil and PhD scholars through online exams or assignments.
Director Academic will notify schedule of online exams which will be displayed on University website. The result cards of students will be dispatched through email or courier service. The students will be given option to freeze their semester due to non availability of internet or relevant facilities and their semester fee will carry on to next semester.
The Controller Examinations will soon announce online examination policy regarding affiliated colleges and private students.— PRESS RELEASE