Protective measures taken up by the College for conducting examinations during COVID-19 pandemic: A Satisfaction survey from students and staff.

Keywords: Protective measures, sanitization, examination halls, ANOVA, Chi square test.

Abstract

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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Published
2020-12-31
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Aluri SP, N CB, D R, G SM, I RK. Protective measures taken up by the College for conducting examinations during COVID-19 pandemic: A Satisfaction survey from students and staff. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2020Dec.31 [cited 2021Jan.24];32(4). Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/1912
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