SC direction to CBSE about Improvement Exam: Regarding the CBSE Improvement Examination, the Supreme Court has directed the Board to give a chance to the students who fail or get less marks in the improvement to retain the marks from the previous examination.
Supreme Court direction about CBSE Improvement Exam:
On Friday, the Supreme Court has set aside the condition in CBSE’s evaluation policy of June last year, in which it was said that the marks obtained in the subsequent examination (marks improvement / improvement examination) will be considered final for evaluation of class 12 students and students will not be able to go back to their old marks.
A bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice CT Ravikumar in the Supreme Court, after hearing the matter, observed that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has to declare the final result for a student with better out of two marks obtained in a subject in the last academic year. option to accept.
The court was hearing the plea of some students appearing in the examination conducted by CBSE last year for improvement in class 12th marks and during this time the apex court said that regarding the provision in clause-28 of the policy dated June 17, 2021.
In which it has been said that ‘as per the policy, the marks obtained in subsequent examination shall be treated as final’.
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“We have no hesitation in setting aside the particular condition mentioned in Clause-28 in which the marks obtained in the subsequent examination are to be taken as final,” the Supreme Court said.
The court also noted that the petitioners complain that this condition has been added in supersession of the previous policy, where the better of two marks obtained by a candidate in a subject could have been taken into account in the final declaration of result.
Disposing of the petition, the bench said that there was a need to adopt that policy as the challenging situation is being faced by the students in the time of pandemic transition and this in itself justifies the provision which is more conducive to the students.