There will be two University examinations, one at the end of each academic year (viz. Part I at the end of the First Year and Part II at the end of the Second Year).
The Annual Examination at Delhi Centre would normally commence in the third week of March and the duration is about four weeks. The results are expected to be declared sometime in the month of July. No enquiry in this regard should, therefore, be made before the 2nd week of July.
Besides Delhi, Examination Centres for the M.A. examinations are likely to be fixed at (1) Chennai, (2) Jaipur, (3) Lucknow, (4) Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandram), (5)Mumbai, (6) Gangtok and (7) Dhanbad.
Medium of instruction for M.A. (Political Science), M.Com. and M.A. (History) offered by the School is English. For M.A. (Sanskrit). Hindi and English are the medium of instruction. The Question papers may, however, be answered in Hindi or English in the University examination .
The Practce of holding the examinations of students of SOL outside Delhi, including abroad may be discontinued w.e.f the Annual Examinations, 2008. However, the students of the SOL who have already been given the option of appearing in their examinations outside Delhi/abroad may be allowed to do so till their respective sapan period prescribed for different coures expires.
The Demand Letter / Examination Forms to all eligible candidates of Part II of all PG Courses are sent by post. It is the responsibility of Demand Letter the students to ensure that the Examination Forms are received by them and are submitted in to the School duly completed in all respects well in time.
In case of non-receipt of Examination Forms, the office of the School should be contacted immediately. The local candidates may contact personally and the outsiders telegraphically quoting their School Roll Numbers and scheme of examination, etc.
The Examination Forms for Part II by those who have been promoted should be duly filled-in and completed along with the necessary fee through Cash/Draft. The same are required to be submitted usually in the month of September/October for Annual Examination each year.
There will be no supplementary examination for the candidates who failed or fail to appear in the B.A. (Pass) / B.A. (Hons.) / B.Com. (Pass) / B.Com. (Hons.) Part I and Part II examinations.
Students who fail or fail to appear at the examination for which they are due will be allowed to take the next ensuing examination provided they get themselves registered by 15th October of the year on the prescribed Registration Form which will be supplied on request by the School.
The University has prescribed the following rule for late submission of application for admission to examination
If student fails to submit this Demand letter/Examination Form by the last date mentioned above, the last fee shall be charged follows: Rs. 25/- per day upto 61 days subject to minimum of Rs. 250/-. After 61 days Rs. 50/- per day.(No Demand Letter/Examination Form will be accepted after 90 days the last date), the last fee to the total amount shown above shall be added in the Demand draft.(If the last date is a holiday, the next working day will be treated as last day).No Exam form shall be accepted for any reason what so ever, 15 days before the commencement of the said examination
However, in order to enable the School to process the cases, all such applications should reach the School 20 days before the commencement of the examination
The Admission Ticket containing Examination Roll Number, Examination Centre and the Date Sheet for the examination will be sent by post on receipt from the University about a week before the commencement of the said examination.
In the event of any subsequent change in address a specific request should be addressed to Assistant Registrar (Examination), School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110007, super scribing the words CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR ------------ EXAMINATION, and enclosing a self addressed envelope.
Students are advised to ensure the receipt of the Admission Ticket/Date Sheet etc., before the commencement of the said examination, failing which consequences shall be the responsibility of the student concerned.
In the event of non-receipt of the Admission Ticket (Examination Roll Number) and Date Sheet referred to above, the duplicate Admission Ticket will be issued two days before the commencement of the said examination, for which the students are required to approach the office of the School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, and South Study Centre, South Moti Bagh , New Delhi along with an attested copy of passport size photograph, the Identity Card and latest fee receipt issued by the School.
As per the directive of the University the applications for Revaluation or Rechecking will be accepted by the University within three weeks from the date of declaration of results. the tabulated results shall be made available in the office of the School to avoid delay for want of statement of marks. The requirement of statement of marks for Revaluation or Rechecking is no longer necessary.
Note: For rules relating to M.A./M.COM. Examination in subjects where yearly scheme of examinations is in operation please refer to the School Prospectus.