college students throughout Odisha over fears that lots of them is not going to
be capable to safe admission with the marks obtained in school
10 outcomes, College and Mass Schooling Minister S R Sprint Monday
sought to allay their considerations, saying there might be no
scarcity of seats.
The variety of seats might be elevated in faculties if
required, Sprint informed reporters right here.
“Below our division, we now have roughly 6.03 lakh
seats in 2,302 authorities and personal faculties, together with ITIs
(industrial coaching institutes. Due to this fact, there isn’t any want
to fret,” the minister mentioned.
A whopping 97.89 per cent of the scholars have handed
the Excessive College Certificates, the outcomes of which have been
declared by the Board of Secondary Schooling (BSE) on Friday
for the primary time with out holding the annual examinations due
to the coronavirus pandemic.
In 2020, the general go share within the
examination was 78.76.
Enraged guardians and college students staged sit-ins and
raised slogans exterior college premises in Bhubaneswar,
Cuttack, Puri, and different districts, alleging that the
analysis course of had discrepancies.
The minister mentioned, in earlier years, the variety of
seats in many faculties was accordingly elevated, starting from
10-20 per cent, at any time when the seats bought exhausted.
Noting that the outcomes of the ICSE and the CBSE
examinations haven’t but been declared, Sprint mentioned the
authorities would assess the state of affairs and take acceptable
steps after the outcomes are out.
“There might be no drawback concerning the variety of
seats. There gained”t be a state of affairs the place college students can’t research
as a result of lack of seats,” he mentioned.
The analysis course of this yr had given 40 per cent
weightage to the very best marks obtained in Class 9 in every
topic, whereas the remaining 60 per cent was based mostly on the
observe checks carried out in Class 10. The most effective consequence yr,
out of the previous efficiency for 4 consecutive years of
2017-2020, was taken as a reference yr to allot marks.
In the meantime, the BSE made it clear that there might be no
re-evaluation of the revealed outcomes.
The scholars, who usually are not happy with their outcomes
can seem for the offline examination to be carried out after
the continued pandemic state of affairs improves within the state, BSE
president Ramshis Hazra mentioned.
Alleging discrepancies of their marks, college students,
notably of colleges run by the Sikhya Vikash Samiti staged
protests throughout the state, together with in entrance of the BSE
workplace in Cuttack.
Questioning the tactic adopted within the analysis
course of, the protestors alleged that the Board had deducted
marks submitted by all Saraswati Sisu Mandirs, run by RSS-
affiliated Sikhya Vikash Samiti.
Admitting that some faculties had submitted very excessive
marks of their college students, the Board president mentioned these
anomalies have been rectified by the Board after a radical
evaluation of the outcomes of those faculties within the final 4
Dismissing the allegations of a defective analysis
course of, a BSE official mentioned, college students bought larger marks this
time as in comparison with what they secured within the earlier class.
As many as 5,62,010 college students have handed the annual
matriculation examination this yr.
Relating to Class 12, the minister knowledgeable that it was
earlier determined to publish the outcomes by the second week of
However steps are being taken to make sure that the outcomes
are declared by July 31, following a Supreme Courtroom directive.
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