“Learning from our experiences last year, we don’t take any chances this year. The government has given permission to conduct online test. With this we can put a check on the loopholes and bring in more transparency and accountability in the conduct of admission test”.
T Ravi Raju, Vice-Chancellor, NTRUHS, excerpted to The Hindu, The examination pattern was also changed such that the candidates have to answer questions based on images and case studies. Hitherto, they were given only multiple choice questions without any pictorial element in them.”
While turning PGMET into an online-only exam will serve students and the administrators alike on several key fonts, to implement such massive changes without any major hiccups is likely to be met with various daunting challenges.
“We have given a feedback form along with the question paper. The online exam has provided an opportunity to test the knowledge of candidates better,” said T Ravi Raju, Vice-chancellor, NTRUHS.
T Raviraju, Vice-Chancellor, NTRUHS, excerpted to TOI, “We have decided to impose a penalty of Rs one lakh on each student who opts out of the stream after getting admission in a particular college,” on the surprising clause being introduced and the levying of the huge penalty.