Life in itself is a big examination. This gives students multiple opportunities, in varying contexts, to demonstrate what they know and can do.
We also want fit-for-purpose. These tasks develop several important higher-order thinking skills, such as analysis and decision-making. To date, however, essay mills have consistently remained one step ahead of academia.
Thus, there is a strong case that it should be abolished. Thank to them, we have to revise old lessons till obtain all important issues.
They keep bending over their books, all the time night and day; they keep them busy with their books. This suggestion is put forward with the views that the students my become regular in their studies and acquire thorough knowledge of the subject.
It also enables teachers to be confident in the accuracy of their judgements about each student. Even today we are told that a third-year student in one of the centers in Delhi gave a sound beating to an invigilator who objected that the candidate should not copy. On the examination days, they read almost the whole night.
We should not follow the old orthodox methods, but the scientific change should be brought in the system of examinations. What a relief, right?
We want our future doctors to know of the entire human body.