JNTUH may enable students to see their answer sheets
HYDERABAD: In a move to ensure transparency in the system, the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological College, Hyderabad (JNTUH) could consider the option of inserting the reply sheets on the net or challenge a copy of it a minimum of if failed students apply for revaluation.
A committee was constituted a few days ago to recommend transparency in analysis after students from varied affiliated colleges professionaltested alleging defective valuation which resulted in a big number of students failing within the exams. The committee headed by JNTUH Rector N.V. Ramana Rao was asked to counsel measures for clear valuation.
Though the committee is yet to begin its work, senior academics have apparently expressed their views to the higher ups in the administration that issuing photocopies of reply sheets will convey in the required transparency and the varsity can escape the blame by students. "Mother and father can know what their youngsters are writing," a senior trainer said.
JNTUH Convocation Vice Chancellor A. Venugopal Reddy, when contacted, mentioned the committee will examine all the options and options. He agreed that giving photocopies of answer sheets will drive away all apprehensions and likewise make the valuators more accountable. The committee has additionally been asked to review the feasibility of putting answer sheets on the net, he said.
Offering answer sheets is just not new within the State. In a highly competitive examination like EAMCET, candidates can entry their Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheets online. Even the Board of Intermediate Training (BIE) supplies reply sheet copies to students on cost of a fee. In actual fact, after this facility, complaints over faulty valuation have dropped considerably.
Poor quality of students
Senior academics argue that although there might be some discrepancies and human errors in valuation, college evaluation system itself can't be blamed for the failures. One also needs to look at the standard of students becoming a member of engineering courses attributable to simple availability of seats.