With anxiety over CBSE Class 12 results 2017 increasing, a latest report has said that the board has no plans to appeal against the Delhi High Court order.
According to reports, it is likely that the government will not approach the Supreme Court now and CBSE will continue with its marks moderation policy.
In order to take a legal opinion in this matter, CBSE Chairman RK Chaturvedi recently met Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Sanjay Jain to seek a legal opinion on the Delhi High Court report.
However, on Wednesday, a high-level meeting was held by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar which was attended by CBSE board officials.
In the meeting, it was decided that a take legal opinion before deciding on its future course of action.
Prakash Javadekar to students:
As reported on Thursday, Education Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the results will be announced on time. “CBSE result will be declared on time, the date will be told by CBSE. No need to worry about court’s order, justice will be done for all.”
Official statement from the board:
Further, while speaking to India Today Education team, the board officials confirmed that the results will be declared by the end of this week.
Number of students:
This year, over 27, 65,993 candidates appeared for both class 10 and class 12 board examination 2017 at various test centres across the country
Out of the total candidates, 10,98,420 candidates gave class 12 examination at 3,503 centres across the country.
About marks moderation policy:
- Moderation of marks is a common practice adopted to “bring uniformity in the evaluation process”
- In simpler terms, the marks scored by students are changed to align with the marking standards of different examiners
- Under the moderation policy, students are awarded up to 15 per cent extra marks in certain papers if the questions are deemed to be difficult
- Seeing the past trends, this practice has been blamed for inflation of results across school boards.
According to the official circular, the maximum marks will be 100. Out of the total 100 marks, the board exam will be of 50 marks, while 50 marks is allocated to internal assessment/practical examination. Each candidate needs to score minimum 33 per cent marks in both the board exam and practical exam to pass the subject.
How to check the results:
Students can access their results from the official website, the link for which is cbse.nic.in. In order check the results online, candidates can visit the official website and click on the relevant link. Enter the roll number and submit the same.
The results will be displayed on the screen. Candidates can take a printout for future use.