VTU Results will be withheld for mutilating barcodes in booklet

Recently VTU issued a circular for colleges as well as students who were mutilating barcodes of booklets in VTU examinations, if you are confused regarding what is this actually, let us help you and how not to get your results withheld.

If you are writing anywhere near the barcodes and scratch it by mistake, your answer script will not be evaluated and results will be withheld, as follows:


As the student has written almost near barcode and it might affect the scanning process and students are adviced not to scratch or write near the barcode.

Here is what official notification says:

Sub: Mutilating of Barcodes on the answer scripts – reg.

This has been brought to the notice of the undersigned that some of the students are mutilating barcodes on the answer booklets. This has created a lot of inconvenience for the University and also resulting into the delay in the announcement of results. Hence, the Principals/ Chief Superintendents of constituent and affiliated engineering colleges are requested instruct the students not to mutilate the barcodes. If any student mutilates the barcode, such answer book will not be considered for evaluation. Kindly bring the contents of this circular to the notice of all the students and also direct the Room Superintendents to announce the same in the examination hall before the commencement of examinations.
Sd/- REGISTRAR (EVALUATION) To, The Principals /Chief Superintendents of Constituent and Affiliated Engineering Colleges.
Copy FWC’s to

1. Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor through the Sec. To VC, VTU Belgaum, for kind information.
2. The Registrar, VTU Belgaum, for information.
3. The Special Officers of VTU Regional Offices.

Link to original notification: Click here


1 thought on “VTU Results will be withheld for mutilating barcodes in booklet

  1. If i have bubbled only one letter of my usn(like i wrote .. 17.. on top but i bubbled it as .. 07.. ) wrong in only my one of the paper of semester exam.
    Then what i will have to do for getting my results??

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