Committee to probe examination system of CBSE board exams

Gujarat Global News Network, New Delhi

After nationwide uproar over leakage of class X and XII question papers this year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has constituted a High Powered Committee to examine the entire system of conducting CBSE board exams.

Vinay Sheel Oberoi, Retd. Secretary (Higher Education), MHRD will be the Chairperson of the 7 member High Power Committee.

The Committee will revisit all aspects related to the security checks built into the system for ensuring that the Question papers reach the examinees without tampering.

It will examine and assess all areas of potential weakness in the present system of transporting question papers from the printing presses to the examinees and suggest ways in which the system can be made more secure with the use of technology and minimization of human intervention.

The other members of the committee include:

Pavnesh Kumar, Retd. Controller of Examination, CBSE And Former Secretary, UP Examination Board    Prof. J.S. Rajput, India representative on the executive board of the UNESCO former director, NCERT and former Chairman NCTE  Prof. Vasudha Kamat, Independent Director, IRCON & Former VC, SNDT Women’s University Prof. Krishna Mohan Tripathy, Ex-Director of Education, UP And Chairman Board of High School & Intermediate Education, UP Senior representative of DG, NIC Joint Secretary (SE-II)

The High-Powered Committee will submit its report by on or before 31.05.2018.

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