Press Esc to close
Sunday 29 May 2016
News updated at 11:16 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33.2°C
Min : 22.3°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

CBSE to respond to plea for transparency in exam

New Delhi, May 13, 2013, PTI:

Appeal to disclose answers to JEE at time of results

The Central Board of Secondary Education was directed by the Delhi High Court on Monday to respond to a plea seeking a direction to disclose the “key answers” at the time of declaring the result of JEE (Mains) Examination.

Justice G S Sistani issued a notice to CBSE and sought its reply by May 22 on a plea filed by Kartik Narendra Jain.

In his plea, Jain had alleged that there were flaws in JEE (Mains) Examination and questioned the CBSE’s policy of non-disclosure of “key answers”.

Jain, in his plea filed through counsel Aritra Das Rashi Bansal, said, “There is no mechanism for re-evaluation and further that there is no policy of disclosing the key answers on which the answers of the students are evaluated at the time of disclosing the results.”

CBSE through its Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducts online entrance examinations (JEE mains) for various engineering (except for IITs), technology, architecture and planning institutions affiliated under it.

The petition also describes “certain questions in the physics and mathematics section as being vague, subjective and capable of having more than one correct answer or answers, and with no correct choice for the students to pick while answering a multiple choice objective type question”.

Citing a Supreme Court ruling over the issue, the petitioner said the system of conducting competitive examinations should be transparent and CBSE should upload the key answers while disclosing the results.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523