This is for information to all UG examinees who are appearing in the ongoing OTBE-2021 that if during the submission of answer scripts, any error or problem arises due to technical issues on the part of the Examination Compuer System of GU, the duration of submission will be automatically extended beyond the designated time so as to compensate the time during which the Examination Computer System might have been unavailable. A message to that effect will be displayed in the submission window.
Hereby, the examinees are requested NOT to panic and wait till the system starts working. They are also advised to take screenshots of any such error for later reference.
Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) @ GU
What is an Open Text Book Examination (OTBE)?
The Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) or Open Book Examination (OBE) is an examination, where a student is allowed to consult books (or study materials) while writing the answers. For all other aspects, the OTBE or OBE is simialr to a traditional examination. It will also have a limited time schedule within which the student needs to write the answers and submit the answer script.
At present, this OTBE (or OBE) will be held online.
মুক্ত পাঠ্য-পুঠি পৰীক্ষা বা Open Text Book (OTB) পৰীক্ষা নো কি?
Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) বা Open Book Examination (OBE) এনেকুৱা এটা পৰীক্ষা, য’ত পৰীক্ষাৰ্থীজনে, প্ৰয়োজন অনুসৰি প্ৰশ্নৰ উত্তৰ লিখিবলৈ পাঠ্য-পুঠি বা অন্য কোনো অধ্যয়ন সামগ্ৰীৰ সহায় ল’ব পাৰে৷ অন্য সকলো দিশতে, এই মুক্ত পাঠ্য-পুঠি পৰীক্ষা, সাধাৰণতে হোৱা পৰীক্ষাৰ লগত একে৷ এই OTB পৰীক্ষাতো, পৰীক্ষাৰ্থীজনে এটা নিৰ্দ্দিষ্ট সময় সীমাৰ মাজতে প্ৰশ্নৰ উত্তৰ লিখিব লাগিব আৰু পৰীক্ষা বহী জমা কৰিব লাগিব৷
Except Assamese and Bengali, postgraduate examinations of all other subjects will be conducted by the respevctive PG departments of GU. All PG examinee (except Assamese and Bengali) are hereby requested to contact their respective departments regarding their examinations. The schedule of such examinations can be found in GU's General Notification Portal and Examination Notification Portal.
Salient Features of the OTBE-2021
The examinations in this session will be an OTBE which will be held online.
ONLY Theory Part of the examination will held now. Details about Practical Examinations will be notified later. Besides, the duration of various examninations will be published with the respective examination schedules.
There WILL NOT be any offline OR physical facility during the whole process of examination. All processes including downloading of question papers and uploading of answer scripts will ONLY be available in the online mode.
All students have to equip themselves with proper equipment with sufficient network connectivity bandwidth and data pack so as to comfortably complete the OTBE within the stipulated time. It is extrenmely imortant to note that the university will NOT entertain any complaint in this regard.
The university will provide a Practice Examination Session for the students to rehearse the entire procedure before the actual examination starts.
OTBE-2021 ৰ লক্ষ্যনীয় দিশসমূহ
এই পৰীক্ষাৰ সন্দৰ্ভত সৰ্বসাধাৰণতে হোৱাৰ নিচিনাকৈ কোনো ধৰণৰ কায়িক (physical or offline) কাৰ্য্যাৱলী নাথাকিব ৷ প্ৰশ্নকাকত ডাউনলোড্ কৰাৰ পৰা পৰীক্ষাবহী আপলোড্ কৰালৈকে, পৰীক্ষাৰ সকলো প্ৰক্ৰিয়া মাত্ৰ অনলাইন্ মাধ্যমতহে হ’ব ৷
The Examination Procedure
Following are the steps which a student will need to follow in order to appear in the OTBE. The detailed date and respective online links will be published in due course of time.
Prior to the OTBE
The student will need to update his / her mobile number through the IUMS .
The student is advised to visit the Practice OTBE portal for a rehearsal of the whole process.
On the day of the OTBE
The student will need to login to the examination portal using certain credentials.
The student then downloads the respective question paper on his / her device.
The student then scans the answer sheets and convert the scanned pages to a PDF (Portable Document Format) file using advised procedure (see below to know how).
At the end of the examination, the students upload the the scanned PDF file(s) to the examination portal.
The upload facility open after half an hour of the commencement of the examination and will remain open up to one hour after the end of the examination.
OTB পৰীক্ষা অনুস্থিত হোৱাৰ দিনা
The Question Paper for OTBE-2021
The marks for a question paper for OTBE-2021 will be 70% of the equivalent respective offline or physical question paper (or traditional). For example, if otherwise a question paper has a total marks of 100, the respective question paper for OTBE-2021 will be held for 70 marks. However, it is important to note that the question paper will cover full syllabus of the subject.
During the OTBE-2021, in a question paper, there will be some questions, to answer which the student will require proper understanding of the subject.