03 Oct '11, 9pm

The best ever example of scarcity? Shortage of question papers forces NUS to cancel economics exam.

SINGAPORE - Some 700 first-year undergraduates at the National University of Singapore (NUS), who were supposed to sit for a paper on managerial economics last Saturday, were told on the spot that the exam was cancelled - because not enough question papers were printed. In response to MediaCorp's queries, an NUS spokesperson attributed the gaffe to "human error". The university is looking into the matter "to strengthen the processes to prevent this from happening again", the spokesperson added. According to the spokesperson, the mid-year test for the module "BSP 1005 Managerial Economics" was scheduled to be held at 2pm last Saturday. The spokesperson said 750 copies were supposed to be printed for a class of 725. The lecturer-in-charge of the exam, who works in the banking industry, had another class in the morning and he discovered at "about 2pm" that there was a shortag...

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