Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)
Assessment criteria for Class 12 students in 10 days: CBSE
CBSE FORMED A 13-MEMBER PANEL TO WORK OUT AN OBJECTIVE CRITERIA FOR ASSESSMENT OF CLASS 12 STUDENTS AFTER THEIR BOARD EXAMS WERE CANCELLED
NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Friday constituted a 13-member committee to work out an objective criteria for assessment of Class 12 students after their board exams were cancelled.
The panel will submit its report within 10 days.
“In view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that Class 12 board exams of CBSE will not be held this year. It was also decided that CBSE will take steps to compile the results as per a well defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner,” said CBSE examination controller Sanyam Bhardwaj.
“A 13-member committee has been constituted for the purpose. The panel will submit its report within 10 days,” he added.
The members of the panel include - ministry of education joint secretary Vipin Kumar; Delhi education director Udit Prakash Rai; Kenridya Vidyalaya Sangathan commissioner Nidhi Pandey; Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti commissioner Vinayak
Garg; Chandigarh school education director Rubinderjit Singh Brar; CBSE director (IT) Antriksh Johri and CBSE director (academics) Joseph Emanuel.
The panel will also have one representative each from University Grants Commission (UGC) and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and two representatives from schools.
The announcement came a day after the Supreme Court set a two-week deadline for the Centre to come up with a “well-defined objective criteria” for the assessment of Class 12 students of the CBSE and CISCE following the cancellation of their examinations due to the Covid-19.