Panel formed by HRD Ministry to study CBSE exam process
Thursday,05 Apr 2018 06:46 AM IST
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has set up a seven-member committee to examine the CBSE board’s examination process.
The committee is headed by former HRD Secretary Vinay Sheel Oberoi. Other members are former CBSE Controller of Examination Pavnesh Kumar, former NCERT Director J.S. Rajput, Mumbai-based SNDT Women’s University’s former Vice Chancellor Vasudha Kamat, former Education Director (Uttar Pradesh) Krishna Mohan Tripathy, senior representative of Director General (National Information Centre) and the Joint Secretary (SE-II).
A Ministry statement read that the panel will examine the conduct of Class 10 and Class 12 examinations by the CBSE in order to prevent leak of question papers and revisit all aspects related to security checks built into the system to ensure question papers reach examinees without any tampering and will take measures to make the examination process “secure and foolproof through the use of technology”. The panel will further submit a report by May 31 to the Ministry.