04 Oct '11, 8am

NUS, you don't need to "strengthen exam processes". You just need to count the bloody exam papers correctly.

SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore (NUS) said it is looking to strengthen the examination processes. This followed after an incident on October 1 when a Managerial Economics examination was cancelled for first-year students at the last minute because there were insufficient scripts. In an email to Channel NewsAsia, the spokesperson said NUS is currently looking into the matter to prevent such an incident from happening again. The spokesperson confirmed that 750 copies of the examination paper were supposed to have been printed for a class of 725, but a shortage of 200 scripts was discovered only at 2pm when the examination was about to start. NUS said there was insufficient time to make additional copies with another test scheduled right after the paper and it added that the lecturer-in-charge made "the difficult decision to cancel the paper". NUS said the lec...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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