The Pen-on-Paper (PoP) examination of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has commenced on Monday, July 2nd across the 78 study centres of the university.
Reports from Regional Media Officers in the six geo-political regions had it that the exercise, which will last for three weeks, started on a sound footing, with zero glitches across the centres.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu was himself at the Kano study centre, where he inspected the smooth conduct of the exercise, while other principal officers, directors and deans of faculties monitored the examination at different centres nationwide.
Upon the completion of the PoP examination, the e-examination meant for the students at the levels 1 and 2, would commence and will also last for similar duration.
The unique nature of the university means that it integrates both the traditional booklet examination found in the conventional universities and the online examination module, to reflect its Open and Distance Learning (ODL) status.