Not satisfied with your Class XII marks? CBSE agrees to reevaluate answer sheets
On Friday, CBSE gave an assurance in the Delhi High Court that Class XII students can send a request for verification of their answer sheets
Now, students who are not satisfied with their marks in Class XII CBSE board can apply for the revaluation, as the board has finally agreed to re-evaluate the answer scripts of the students. After the board announced its class XII results, many students found errors in the marks that they obtained in the exams. Students then approached the Delhi High Court.
On Friday, CBSE gave an assurance in the Delhi High Court that students can send a request for verification of their answer sheets. Also, the request of students for the scrutiny of their answer sheets would be considered by the board on the first-come-first-serve basis. Therefore, those students who applied first, their copies will be given priority.
ASG Sanjay Jain, appearing for CBSE submitted, “Within the limit of our verification scheme we will look into the students’ grievances.” Many students, who appeared for the exam this year, filed petitions against the CBSE decision to scrap the re-evaluation policy.
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Earlier, the court has asked as to why the board wants to do away with their re-evaluation policy as errors in the marks can hamper their career. Reportedly, discrepancies were found in the marks that were given to students. One of the students Sonali was shocked to learn that she has scored 68 in Maths, however, in all the other subject her score was more than 90. She scored 99 in Economics, Accountancy 95, Business Studies 96. She then sent a request a request for re-evaluation, after which her marks in Maths went up to 95.
As per Times of India, Sonali was quoted as saying, “As I wanted to pursue Economics (Honours), I had no option but to go for verification. However, many others didn’t apply out of fear or thought that nothing will happen out of this exercise”.
(Source: Times of India)
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