Press Esc to close

Retired prof points out errors galore in II PU paper

Bangalore, April 14, 2013, DHNS: 1:13 IST
A retired professor of commerce has pointed out errors summing up to 89 marks out of the 149 marks worth of questions in the accountancy paper of the II PU examination held last month.

A majority of the questions are structurally wrong, the others are plain confusing and some are mathematically wrong, K Ramaraya Nayak, a retired professor from Vijaya Teachers’ College Bangalore, observed.

For instance, in question 20, which was for 14 marks, “in the trial balance, it has been given as 1,000 shares of Rs 10 each and the amount given is Rs 1 lakh. The statement should have been either 1,000 shares of Rs 100 each or 10,000 shares of Rs 10 each,” Nayak said. This is but one such question. There are mistakes in questions 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23 among others.

“The entire question paper is full of such mistakes. How is a student supposed to solve the problems if the statements are printed wrong,” he asked.

Nayak has demanded that the government conduct revaluation or give grace marks to students to compensate for the ‘damage’. He said he would approach the court to seek justice for students if the Department of Pre-University Education failed to take cognisance of the issue.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad...

A worker applies colour to strings which will be used to fly kites, by a roadside in Ahmedabad...

A girl collecting fallen Chinar leaves at a Mughal Garden on the out skirts of Srinagar...

A girl collecting fallen Chinar leaves at a Mughal Garden on the out skirts of Srinagar...

Prakash Raj speaks during a press conference to launch a campaign against the social media troll...

Prakash Raj speaks during a press conference to launch a campaign against the social media troll...

Virat Kohli during a practice session in Nagpur ahead of the 2nd test match...

Virat Kohli during a practice session in Nagpur ahead of the 2nd test match...

Bhuvneshwar Kumar during his marriage with the childhood friend Nupur Nagar....

Bhuvneshwar Kumar during his marriage with the childhood friend Nupur Nagar....

Hockey prayers during their first practice session at the Kalinga stadium...

Hockey prayers during their first practice session at the Kalinga stadium...

Yuki Bhambri of India plays against compatriot Prajnesh Gunneswaran...

Yuki Bhambri of India plays against compatriot Prajnesh Gunneswaran...

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur...

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at the Golden Temple on the martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur...

Vehicles moving at snow clad road after snowfall in Lahau...

Vehicles moving at snow clad road after snowfall in Lahau...

Sehwag and Kaif at the announcement of the inaugural edition of St. Moritz Ice Cricket...

Sehwag and Kaif at the announcement of the inaugural edition of St. Moritz Ice Cricket...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.