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PU conducts Pakistan’s first ever proctor-based exam
PU conducts Pakistan’s first ever proctor-based exam

LAHORE: (Wednesday, August 5, 2020): Punjab University Department of Examinations on Wednesday conducted Pakistan’s first-ever proctor-based online examinations of BA/BSc/Associate Degree part 2. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Convener Online Teaching and Exam Committee Dr Kamran Abid, Dr Azhar Naeem, Deputy Controller Raana Qaiser and others officials visited control rooms set up for monitoring of online examinations. Talking to the media, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed said that PU had set the history by conducting proctor-based online examinations for the first time in Pakistan which had been conducted successfully on a mega level. He said that maximum facilitation was being offered to the students and the candidates preferred to attempt online examination. He said that the proctor based examination was a success story for the country. He said that PU met the challenge under the COVID 19 scenario and utilized the latest technology for conducting the examination in a smooth manner. He said that three state of the art control rooms had been set up for monitoring of candidates and facilitate them for any issue. He appreciated the whole team which played their role in organizing exams. He said that the PU administration had adopted a pro-students policy and several relaxations had been given to them in rules and regulations. He said that this was a new face of Punjab University which is exhausting modern technology to engage students in online education and examination system. On the first day, the examinations of international relations, women studies, Mathematics B Course and Applied Psychology of part 2 were conducted. The online examinations would continue till September 04.