Will have the ability to effectively perform Class 12 board evaluation, AP govt tells SC

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New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will have the ability to perform Class 12 exams effectively as there are no reputable options to assess the state board trainees.

The state federal government stated it will tentatively hold the Class 12 evaluation in the recently of July and the time table would be provided quickly.

In its affidavit, submitted through standing counsel for the state Mahfooz A Nazki, the state government stated that COVID-19 cases are quick declining in the state.

It provided figures of COVID cases for June 20 – 5,646, June 21 – 5,541 and June 22 – 4,169 cases and compared them with last month’s corresponding dates Might 20 – 22,610, May 21 – 20,937 cases and May 22- 19,981 cases.

” Professionals have actually been sought advice from and they are of the view that it will be practical to hold the assessment. The state accordingly shall endeavour to conduct the assessment tentatively in the recently of July 2021. The actual time table shall be released soon and intimated to the trainees and moms and dads 15 days ahead of time, ” it said.

The practical tests have currently been performed from March 31 to April 24, 2021, it said.

The Andhra government stated there does not appear to be a dependable option to examine Class 12 of the state board Class 10 trainees are awarded grades instead of marks.

” The board does not have any check or exposure on the internal examinations conducted by numerous schools. Hence, any assessment based on internal assessment in the State of Andhra Pradesh might not yield accurate outcomes, ” the state government said.

The state’s affidavit, which will be used up for hearing prior to a special bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari on Thursday, stated that in the typical entrance exam (Engineering, Farming and Pharmacy Common Entryway Test), 25 percent weight is provided to the marks acquired in Class 12.

The leading court is hearing a plea seeking instructions to state federal governments to not hold board examinations in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

” Thus, Class 12 results play a vital function in identifying the future of the Trainees, ” the Andhra Pradesh government stated, including that “in view of the troubles coupled with the enhancing COVID situation, the authorities are of the view that it will remain in the best interest of Students if assessment is performed “.

It said an overall of 5,19,510 trainees are arranged to appear for Class 12 exams and 5,12,959 students are qualified for Class 11 tests.

It stated that a number of precautionary measures will be put in location if the state federal government is permitted to conduct assessments– like, Class 12 and Class 11 will be hung on alternative days.

It added that Class 11 and Class 12 trainees are needed to stand for 5-6 subjects only, thus each trainee will be needed to attend examination for 5-6 days.

” Just 15 to 18 trainees will be allotted to each assessment Centre “, the state government said while giving information of several preventive measures it will be taking remembering the COVID pandemic.

” The state understands the tough situation that it remains in. However, under the offered situations, the State is of the considered view that conduct of evaluation shall not just remain in the very best interest of the Students however shall also be performed safely, ” it stated.

The state federal government looked for authorization of the leading court to conduct the Intermediate Public Evaluation 2021 adhering to the safety measures.

On Tuesday, the leading court had stated “If there is any casualty, we will hold the state accountable. ” The remark of the top court came after it was notified by the state government of its choice to hold the Class 12 board examination.

The top court was notified that Andhra Pradesh and Kerala are the only 2 states which have actually till now decided to hold the Class 12 board assessment.

It had actually told the counsel for Andhra Pradesh that the state federal government will need to provide very good reasons to hold Class 12 board assessments.

The bench stated that it will think about the affidavit of Kerala federal government on Thursday and asked a students’ body of the state to submit a counter affidavit to the state government’s response.

On Monday, the top court was informed by the Assam and Tripura federal governments that they have actually cancelled their state boards of Class 12 board exam due to the pandemic.

The Counsel for the Karnataka government had said it too has actually revealed that class 12 board exam has been cancelled, however no decision has actually been taken as far as Class 10 assessment is worried.

On June 17, the leading court was notified that out of 28 states, six states have already conducted the board examinations, 18 states have actually cancelled them, but four states (Assam, Punjab, Tripura and Andhra Pradesh) have actually not cancelled them as of now.


Released at Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:02:01 +0000