Protective measures taken up by the College for conducting examinations during COVID-19 pandemic: A Satisfaction survey from students and staff.
Background: Conducting examinations by the educational institutions during COVID-19 pandemic is highly challenging to contain spread of infection and instil confidence amongst students and staff. Objective: To test the satisfaction levels of students and staff towards the protective measures taken up by college during examinations in the COVID-19 pandemic. Design: Research study is target group oriented, online data collection through social media. Methods and Material: Online survey was conducted (n=768) using a questionnaire with multiple-choice questions. Statistical analysis used: Chi-square test, ANOVA one way classification and t-test for difference of means through python. Results: Responses of the survey have indicated that sanitization measures taken were very effective (97.0%), felt safe in the examination rooms (97.0%), were instructed about physical distancing (98.83%), satisfied for protective measures taken at entrance (92.93%), college website was followed to understand sanitization measures taken up ( 90.49%) Conclusion: By ensuring effective implementation of all protective measures, confidence among students and staff can be instilled and relieves stress and anxiety amongst them during COVID-19 pandemic.
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