Gauhati University Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) @GU

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 similar 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 পাঠ্যপুঠি পৰীক্ষা বা Open Text Book (OTB) পৰীক্ষা নো কি?

Open Text Book Examination (OTBE) বা Open Book Examination (OBE) এনেকুৱাএটা পৰীক্ষা, পৰীক্ষাৰ্থীজনে, প্ৰয়োজন অনুসৰি প্ৰশ্নৰউত্তৰ লিখিবলৈ পাঠ্যপুঠি বা অন্যকোনো অধ্যয়ন সামগ্ৰীৰসহায় পাৰে৷ অন্যসকলো দিশতে, এই মুক্ত পাঠ্যপুঠিপৰীক্ষা, সাধাৰণতে হোৱা পৰীক্ষাৰলগত একে৷ এই OTB পৰীক্ষাতো, পৰীক্ষাৰ্থীজনে এটা নিৰ্দ্দিষ্টসময় সীমাৰ মাজতেপ্ৰশ্নৰ উত্তৰ লিখিবলাগিব আৰু পৰীক্ষাবহী জমা কৰিবলাগিব ৷


Salient Features of the OTBE-2021

1.        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 durationof various examninations will be published with the respective examination schedules.

2.        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.

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bsp; 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 extremely important to note that the university will NOT entertain any complaint in this regard.

4.        The university will provide a Practice Examination Session for the students to rehearse the entire procedure before the actual examination starts.



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

1.        The student will need to update his / her mobile number through the IUMS .

2.        The student is advised to visit the Practice OTBE portal for a rehearsal of the whole process.

On the day of the OTBE

1.        The student will need to login to the examination portal using certain credentials.

2.        The student then downloads the respective question paper on his / her device.

3.        The student needs to write the answers using a pen on A4 sheets (for details please see this page) of paper (please also see the limitationson size of the scanned answer sheets to be uploaded).

4.        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).

5.        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.



The Question Paper for OTBE-2021

The marks for a question paper for OTBE-2021 will be 70{37632549f10ffff720969b4ab77e00ced6668940cd3eefd99db86ec5b5daf659} 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.