Alternate assessment policy cannot be applied to private candidates: CBSE


The CBSE’s alternate assessment policy for Class XII cannot be applied to private candidates, which is why examinations should be held for them, the CBSE mentioned by a press release on Wednesday.

The Indian Express had reported that the CBSE’s resolution to maintain examinations for private candidates—whereas exams have been cancelled for normal college students—have irked many of those candidates. A protest is being deliberate exterior CBSE headquarters within the capital Thursday.

Private college students are those that used to be common CBSE college students and had failed their first or second makes an attempt and are both repeating the exams or need to enhance their efficiency. Patrachar college students may also have to sit for the exams. This 12 months, there are round 22,000 college students private registered with the CBSE and lots of have demanded that they be evaluated utilizing different standards as is the case with common college students.

On Wednesday, the CBSE acknowledged this isn’t a risk, since neither the board nor faculties have obligatory efficiency data for these college students.

“In case of regular students, schools have conducted a unit test, mid-term and pre-board examination and thus the performance records of these students were available. However, in case of private candidates, no records based on which their assessment could be done without conduct of examination as done in case of regular students, is available and thus the tabulation policy cannot be implemented,” mentioned the assertion by Controller of Examinations Sanyam Bharadwaj. The exams for these college students are to be held between August 16 and September 15.

“Result will also be declared in the minimum possible time to avoid any difficulty to them in admission to higher education. The notification in this regard will be issued soon,” the assertion mentioned, including, “UGC and CBSE are looking into the interest of all the students and UGC will be synchronizing admission schedule based on the result of these students as it was done by UGC in 2020,” it acknowledged.

Students have additionally cited the Covid pandemic and well being points amongst causes for not holding the exams.


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