The management of the University of Maiduguri has reiterated its stand on cancellation of e-examination in the institution.
Filibus Yamta Mishelia, the institution’s director on senate and academic matters, who first broke the news last November following the institution’s council meeting, in another circular released yesterday maintained that the institution still stands on its decision.
The director explained in the statement that examinations at all levels are to be conducted manually, using pen and paper, and directed lecturers to comply.
He further explained that in the case of continuous assessments, lecturers are permitted to conduct e-based tests where the class size is large.
The statement reads: “I refer you to our R/ACA. 03/VOL.LIX of Tuesday, November 19, 2019 on the matter of e-examination in the University.
“I have been directed to inform you by the Management of the University that examinations at all levels are to be conducted using the pen-to-paper mode.
“Lecturers are however at liberty to conduct Continuous Assessment Tests using the examination where classes are large.
“Please note that regulations provide that results of Continuous Assessment Tests are to be displayed to students before main examinations.
“I request that this directive be strictly adhered to please”.