Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum has introduced the new system to provide the exam results through SMS. The students of BE, MBA, M.Tech and MCA courses can check their exam results by SMS and also, is they specify E-mail address, a copy of the result is sent to their mailbox.
The automated system enables a student to check marks via SMS. Students have to Type the USN and then send the SMS to a dedicated number. The results of the latest exam will be sent as an SMS to the student. Revaluation results can also be checked.
Every year around 3.25 lakh candidates will appear their semester exams.
H Maheshappa, vice-chancellor, VTU said, "We realized that this facility is the need of the hour. There are many students in the rural areas, who have no access to internet. Once the results are out, they either have to depend on their friends or their colleges. We want to reach out to them. As a next move, we would also like to send announcements and news updates through SMS."
To receive results results by SMS, send the message:
RESULT USN youEmailID to 5424204.
To receive revaluation results, the format is:
REVAL USN youremailid to 5424204.
If you do not specify your email id, you will get results only via SMS.
Marks will be displayed in the format - subject code, external marks, internal marks total marks. The students will be charged for the SMS Rs 1, 2 or 3, for the sms, depending upon the operator.
Also, students can take print out of provisional copy of certificate, which will be emailed to them.
- Instantaneous availability of result for students & their parents/ guardians.
- SMS-based service ensure a wider reach compared to internet access.
- Availability of exam results anytime & anywhere for all the students, 24 x7 throughout the country
- Results of regular/ revaluation of BE, MBA, MTech, MCA and PhD can be checked.
- Students can take print out of the provisional copy of certificate that is emailed.
The results have to come within 160 characters to avoid some text missing problem. Therefore the message is trimmed to accommodate the same.