Assam to follow CBSE model to declare exam results

From  Sandeep Sharma

GUWAHATI, June 19: Assam government on Saturday formed two high power committees to formulate the marking system of Higher Secondary (HS) second year and High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examinations which have been cancelled due to second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.

The committee under the chairmanship of former vice chancellor (VC) of Dibrugarh University Dr Alok Buragohain will formulate the marking of HSLC examinations conducted by the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA).

Another committee under the chairmanship of vice-chancellor of Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University Deepak Kumar Sharma has been formed for HS exams conducted by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC).

“These two committees will submit their reports to the education department within a week,” education minister Ranoj Pegu in a Facebook post.

Both the committees have nine members.

On Friday, the state government while cancelling the HSLC, High Madrassa and HS exams owing to Covid 19 pandemic announced that two committees would be formed to finalise the modalities of the marking system.

“The committees will have to submit the procedure to be adopted by each school to evaluate each student, subject wise for the marks assigned against theory portion of each subject. The procedures must be based on available records in the school against each student. The respective Committees may study the procedure adopted by CBSE and other Examination Boards to arrive at a decision. The respective Committee must give their report within 7 days from the date of constitution of the committee,” the notification said.

The committees may study the procedure adopted by CBSE and other examination boards to arrive at a decision, it added.

The SEBA and AHSEC have to provide all technical and official support to the respective committee in order to arrive at a decision. On receipt of their report, after proper examination state education department, will issue necessary instruction to all concerned offices and schools to do the needful.

AHSEC and SEBA will prepare the final result after incorporating the marks of internal assessment, practical examination and marks against theory portion as received from the respective schools within July 30.

Over 7 lakh students were supposed to sit for HSLC, high madrassa and HS exams in the state.

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