BOSE to deposit question papers in JK Bank
Start 9-point grading in Class 9, 10
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Apr 28: The Board of School Education has decided to deposit question papers in the Jammu and Kashmir Bank to ensure their safety and introduce nine point grading system in Class 9th and 10th.
This has been decided by the Examination Committee of BOSE for ensuring transparency in the exams. To revamp the system, the Committee has also decided: usage of temper proof envelops, circulation of three to four series of question papers in examination hall to avoid leakage of question paper, strict vigil in the secrecy block, CCTV with recording devices use in all sections of the board including strong room, secrecy block and code rooms and stopping of present manual code system and adoption of Bar Code system to reduce the human intervention and interference.
This was disclosed at a meeting today with Education Minister, Peerzada Muhammad Sayeed in chair who asked the officials to implement Committee recommendations in letter and spirit. He assured of extending all help to revamp the functioning of the board.
He asked the officials to take steps to restore the faith of students and parents on the examination system.
He asked the officers and members of the Committee to take all measures to curb copying, paper leakage and other related incidents and ensure that the examinations were conducted in a fair manner.
“Anybody found violating the rules, regulations and instructions issued for smooth conduct of examinations will be strictly dealt under law”, he added.
It was also decided that a high power committee of experts would be framed by the Government to look into the whole system and to seek suggestions for its efficient working.
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