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CBSE sets up 2 panels to study loopholes in evaluation process

Committee will inspect process of evaluation & post examination to identify & analyse discrepancies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Students celebrate their success CBSE announces its class 12th results, in Patna on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

Amid complaints by of evaluation faults in their class XII results, the on Wednesday has set up two committees to study the loopholes in the evaluation procedure.

"The board has taken a prompt decision to set up two committees comprising senior officers to look into the problems related to the evaluation processes being followed," a senior official said.

While the first committee will "enquire into the process of evaluation and post processes to identify and analyse discrepancies and suggest corrective measures to strengthen the process", the second committee will "study, analyse and suggest systemic improvements in the evaluation process make the system robust".

"The two committees will submit their report within two and three months respectively. On basis of the findings and suggestions of the committees, major changes may be introduced in the evaluation process," the official added.

Amid complaints by that they have suffered due to "faults" in evaluation process, the had yesterday admitted that "in spite of best efforts made by the experienced subject teachers, there may be possibility of human error in transferring marks to the title page of the answer scripts, summation of marks and manual posting of marks in the system".

It had, however, said that it had received requests for verification of marks from only 2.47 per cent of the

According to the CBSE, the percentage of students applying for verification of marks in 2014, 2015 and 2016 was 2.31, 2.09 and 2.53 respectively.

First Published: Wed, June 21 2017. 11:23 IST