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Review of results demanded

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India]: A large number of students who failed in class 12th examination of Jharkhand Academic Council or got fewer marks staged a protest in Doranda and near the state’s education minister’s residence.The students sit on Dharna on roads demanding a re-examination. According to students, results were prepared on the basis of class 11th result and they were declared failed or given fewer marks.A delegation of students’ even met the minister and gave their memorandum regarding this.Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) student’s leader Ravi Kumar said, “The results declared by Jharkhand Academic Council should be re-evaluated. The students who study got fewer marks in comparison to those who study less based on the previous records. So this is not correct.”A student Anu Kumari said, “I got passed in class 11, but now I have been failed. Now the admission has started and where…

Chennai City News

TN HSC Exam 2021: Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 evaluation criteria released

The Tamil Nadu government has announced the evaluation criteria for class 12 board exams 2021, giving 50 per cent weightage to class 10 board examination scores. The government had earlier announced the cancellation of exams to the Plus Two board for 2020-2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic. Later, the government constituted a committee comprising officials including the Principal Secretary of the Department of Higher Education, the Vice-Chancellor of Madras University and the headmasters of schools to submit a report to the government on the system of evaluating marks for students. Accordingly, the 10-member committee recommended the evaluation criteria with different weightage. Chief Minister M K Stalin announced how the Plus Two results will be computed this year. An official release quoting Stalin said 50 per cent weightage will be given to class X board exam marks (average of three subjects with high marks) while…

National News

CBSE Announces Major Changes

The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis caused education throughout the country to be imparted in virtual mode. Due to extreme exposure risk, the Central Board Of Secondary Education had to cancel both its Class 10 and 12 Board examinations of the year 2021 and results are to be declared on the basis of “a credible, reliable, flexible and valid alternative assessment policy”. CBSE on Monday released a circular wherein the board informed about its special assessment plan for Class 10 and 12 board exams of the 2021-2022 academic session. The board has stated that efforts will be made to make internal assessments and project work more credible and valid. CBSE will rationalise the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for 2021-22, which will be notified by July end. The first-term exams will be held in November-December, second-term examinations to be scheduled in March-April. Special Scheme for…

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Cancel CBSE 12 Compartment- plea in SC

A review petition was filed in Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking cancellation of Private/Compartment/Patrachar examinations for CBSE Class 12 students. The petition has sought review of the June 22 order which had approved the CBSE decision to cancel regular Class 12 exams and its scheme for objective assessment. According to the petition, the review of the June 22 order is sought only to the extent it relates to CBSE Compartment/Private and Patrachar students.  Filed by advocate Mamta Sharma, the petition has sought striking down of Clause 29 of the policy decision dated June 17 as notified by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and directions for declaration of results of Private, Compartment and Patrachar students on the basis of objective methodology by July 31. The review has been sought so that “no prejudice” is caused to the students in securing admission for higher classes…