04 Oct '11, 5am

NUS exam boo-boo upsets students - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

National University of Singapore (NUS ) first-year undergraduates received a rude shock on Saturday in the exam hall. They were told on the spot that the paper on managerial economics , which they were about to sit for, was cancelled as not enough question papers were printed. An NUS spokesperson said the mess-up was due to a "human error", reported Today. He added that the university is investigating the matter "to strengthen the processes to prevent this from happening again". If things had gone as planned, there would have been 750 exam scripts printed for a class of 725, who were sitting for the mid-year test for the module "BSP 1005 Managerial Economics". The lecturer-in-charge of the exam, who works in the banking industry, who was taking another class in the morning, only discovered at "about 2pm", the time of the exam, that they were short of 200 scripts, the spoke...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/nus-exam-boo-boo-upsets-students...

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