Revealing the Committee’s Assessment of Class 10.12: Supreme Court at CBSE Schools | Latest India News


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked all schools affiliated with the Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE) to publish the detailed results of students in grades 12 and 10 tabulated by the results committee to allow students to decide whether they should. opt for the professional development exams that will be held. between August 15 and September 15.

The Supreme Court’s ruling came from a petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Association of Private Schools asking for early dates for the improvement review to be held and the reporting of results, outside of instructions to the CBSE to reimburse the ₹1,500 exam fees billed to each student because no exam has taken place

The association argued that students should be made aware of how their grades were reduced as a result of the moderation exercise conducted by the CBSE, as the grades awarded to many students were much lower than those obtained during the moderation exercise. internal reviews. This was due to the rationalization policy prescribed by the CBSE which required the results committee to moderate the grades based on the school’s best performance over the past three years.

“According to newspaper reports, everyone got very high marks,” said judges AM Khanwilkar and Sanjiv Khanna.

The bench noted that the CBSE has accepted this request and will give instructions to all schools to notify the scores awarded by the results committee on a case-by-case basis. “This will be the responsibility of the school concerned where the students continued their studies”, specifies the ordinance.

The two examination boards, CBSE and CISCE, have submitted a provisional timetable for the refresher exams.

The CBSE told the court that the results of the improvement exam will be reported by September 30, while the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) plans to release the same around September 20.

The association asked the two councils to consider announcing the results by September 20 due to college admissions and entrance exams such as JEE, NEET. The tribunal accepted the schedules provided by the two commissions and refused to advance the dates.

CBSE lawyer Rupesh Kumar said the review will be conducted for three categories of students; those who request the correction of results through a dispute resolution mechanism, candidates from the compartment and candidates from the private compartment, by correspondence or second chance. The option to register for the physical exam could be available by August 10, he added.

The two councils unequivocally opposed the request for reimbursement of expenses, stressing that they were “self-funded” organizations that did not receive any government subsidy. In separate affidavits, counsel stated that the fees for examining ₹1500 per student is the only way to pay their staff and fund exam expenses.

The association argued that since the exams were canceled, there was no question of collecting the exam fees.

“According to our estimates, CBSE has saved ₹200 crore by not taking a physical exam. This money can either be refunded or used to finance cell phones for poor students, ”said lawyer Ravi Prakash Gupta, representative of the association.

The bench said, “We don’t need your suggestions. Tell us if you are legally entitled to a refund. The judges agreed with the juries that the decision to cancel the exams was taken at the last minute and that they had already made all the preparations for the exams by then.

The results committee – composed of five members (for class 12) and seven members (for class 10) – set up this year for the tabulation of marks by internal evaluation alone had cost the CBSE approximately ₹40 crore due to fees paid to committee members, CBSE informed the court.

The CBSE exam supervisor, Sanyam Bhardwaj, also refuted the association on the reimbursement of fees.

“Respondent CBSE did not unjustly enrich herself by collecting examination fees which she used and which are used by her for the purpose of carrying out the examination and also for the purpose of rendering various services (sheet of grades, certificate of achievement) to students. “The CBSE will not charge any additional fees for students who take the improvement exam,” Bhardwaj said in an affidavit.

CBSE enrolled nearly 14.5 lakh students for class 12 this year compared to CISCE which had more than one lakh student. After the government decided to cancel exams this year, the board proposed an assessment system whereby students in grade 12 were to be assessed on the basis of a 30:30:40 ratio. This formula obtained the best of the three subject grades of the class X councils (30%), the annual results of the class 11 (30%) and the pre-pensions or internal evaluation carried out during the class 12 (40% ).

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