JAMMU, June 23: IGNOU Term-End examinations for June 2016 are going on smoothly and fairly across the region.
More than ninety independent observers from the field of education, media, etc. have been deputed across the region in all 27 examination centres for ensuring fair and smooth examinations. Regional Centre Flying Squad teams under the leadership of Assistant Regional Directors and Assistant Registrar have been stationed in five different sub-regions for surprise monitoring of Examination Centres. Deputy Commissioners of all ten districts are helping the Regional Centre Jammu by way of sending administrative intervention teams to monitor examination centres in the concerned districts.
In order to ensure that the examinees do not have to travel long distances for appearing in exams, efforts have been made to establish examination centres in the areas of their habitats like Mendhar, Chhatroo, Bhalessa, etc.
As per the directions of the Supreme Court of India, IGNOU has provided full support to the challenged learners during the Term-End Examinations. One such examinee, Gurnam Singh of MA (English) appearing in Examination Centre Code 1259, Swami Vishwatmanand Saraswati Degree College, Sunderbani, has been given full support to come to the examination hall along with his special vehicle since he is not able to sit. Two more visually challenged learners appearing in examination centre code 1285, Govt. College for Women, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu and Examination Centre Code 1259, Swami Vishwatmanand Saraswati Degree College, Sunderbani, have been provided full support in terms of scribes and other facilities.
Similarly, IGNOU Regional Centre Jammu has Centres in four Jails out of which Examination Centres have been established in three Jails exclusively for Jail inmates under the supervision of the respective Jail Superintendents.