New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Andhra Pradesh Government to inform by June 24 its decision on holding AP Board Class 12 exams. ‘If there is one fatality, we will make the state responsible,’ the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave a stern message to the Andhra Pradesh Government on holding the Class 12 Exams.Also Read - Jharkhand Judge Death: Matter Raised in Supreme Court After CCTV Clip Surfaces; Brazen Attack on Judiciary, Says Bar Body
Earlier, the top court had taken note of the situation in different states, including Andhra Pradesh, which is keen to conduct both Class 10 and 12 board exams and Karnataka, which had cancelled PUC 2 or Class 12 exams but wants to hold SSLC or Class 10 exams in a reduced format. Also Read - CBSE Private Students Demand Cancellation Of Board Exams. Will Govt Listen? Check What CBSE Exam Controller Says
“State of Kerala has filed affidavit stating that principled decision is to take examination already scheduled for class 11th. Counsel for AP submits that appropriate decision will be taken by State and be brought on record by tomorrow. List matter to day after tomorrow,” the Bench said. Also Read - Kerala Leaders to Face Trial as Supreme Court Rejects Plea Over Damaging Assembly Property
SC Approves CBSE Board’s Evaluation Policy; Calls It Fair, Reasonable
The Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the evaluation policy of CBSE and ICSE and said the process to assess the performance of the students is fair and reasonable. While hearing the matter, the apex court also dismissed petitions challenging the CBSE and ICSE decision to cancel examinations.
The Supreme Court gave the judgment while hearing pleas regarding the cancellation of physical exams of class 12. These board exams were held by various state boards, CBSE class 12 private, compartment exams, Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and even National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) exams. However, the top court dismissed the plea challenging the cancellation of these exams.