Bengaluru, Mar 21 2018 DH News : Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Tanveer Sait said that the results of the II PUC examination will be declared by the last week of April.
In 2017, the results were announced on May 11. To announce the results, 53 evaluation centres have been created this year. Last year, there were 42 centres. Two centres have been added in Kalaburagi for the first time. As many as 23,890 evaluators have been appointed this year, up from about 19,000 last year.
With these reinforcements, the results are expected to be announced by the last week of April. The supplementary examination will be conducted in May. Earlier, it was conducted in July. This year, there will be a provision for payment of the fee for revaluation and retotalling online, he said. Sait also said the results of the SSLC examination, which will begin on March 23, will be announced by the first week of May.
About the errors in Physics and English papers, C Shikha, director, Department of Pre-university Education, said an internal committee has recommended grace marks for the specific questions to an external committee. This external committee, which includes teachers from Kendriya Vidyalayas, will make the final decision on this subject, she added. The answer key and scheme of evaluation of the examination are available on the website for students to go through and submit objections.
With regard to several grammatical errors in the English question paper, Sait also said a committee will be set up to see how question papers can be proofread while still maintaining their secrecy. On the call for boycott of evaluation by lecturers’ and principals’ associations, Sait said that the issue of their pay disparity will be resolved in the second report of the Sixth Pay Commission. He will be meeting the agitators on Wednesday to hold discussions, he said.