Mumbai University now plans to cut short Diwali vacation

In an interview with Free Press Journal, Shivaji University Vice-Chancellor Devanand Shinde opened up today on the current status, a major problem in the online assessment, major hurdle when he took charge, manage to deal with the situation and role of the teachers and other officials in Mumbai University. “Once all the issues raised by students are addressed, announcement of the pending results are done, and revaluation applications are resolved, this examination work will be considered complete”, said the official. As only MCom semester IV and TYBCom yearly results are pending to be announced, i.e. 475 Results out of 477 are disclosed. There are 33,000 applicants for re-evaluation while 6,000 students have applied for shadow copy. To make up for the lost time, the university is now mulling cancelling or cutting short Diwali vacation for post-graduation students.The unprecedented delay in declaration of results has led to a subsequent delay in admission of students to post-graduation courses.

Earlier, the university had declared 467 out of 479 results.

The Mumbai University has 34,000 applications for revaluation, which, according to sources, will be a primary commitment for the university. Fresh complaints have surfaced from students who claimed that their seat numbers are missing from the list of results issued by the university. Two final-year BCom (accounts and finance) students from the Clara’s College of Commerce, Andheri, were shocked to find their names or seat numbers missing from the college’s results.

They said that they didn’t even find their names or seat numbers in the in the consolidated marksheets that the college received. “We approached our college authorities, they have asked us to go the university with our grievances”. The university has started working on the revaluation requests.

Mumbai University Results 2017 has delayed yet again from their tentative dates. As per the reports, teachers complained that they are facing some technical glitches while assessing papers.

The results will appear on the screen. The University of Mumbai offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral courses, as well as diplomas and certificates in many disciplines. The University of Mumbai now has 711 affiliated colleges.

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