The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has set up a committee to tak to fix the e up the responsibility for the errors of totaling that has surfaced after the board announced the result at May end.
With about 2.47 percent of the answer sheets being received for verification, a CBSE release says that at least 2000 of those copies were the ones with an uplift of minimum 26 marks.
Given the rising amount of errors in checking, the CBSE finds that restrain of time is what makes teachers commit such errors. To prevent such faults in the future, CBSE is considering commencing Class XII Board exams by February 15 instead of first week of March, as the sources say.This will give more time to teachers to correct answer scripts.
The internal committee led by Joint Secretary will be visiting CBSE’s regional centres to inquire about the evaluation process, identify the wrongdoers and submit the report in the upcoming two years.
To analyse and suggest systemic improvements in the evaluation process to make the system robust, The CBSE has constituted another panel of senior officers, headed by Delhi regional officer S S Rawat.
A meeting on Tuesday with the HRD Ministry led CBSE to come down to these decisions. The meeting was called to discuss the discrepancies being reported in the marks achieved by Class XII students and the score reflected in the mark-sheet issued by the Board and was attended by the School Education Secratary Anil Swarup and CBSE chairman RK Chaturvedi.
“Yes, there have been mistakes, but one also has to point out that this is not unprecedented,” a source in the ministry said. “Totaling errors are being reported over the last few years. But it is important that this problem is fixed, which is why CBSE has set up two committees.”