SC notice to Centre on plea against bonus marks for JEE

01-07-2017
DH

A vacation bench of Justices A M Sapre and S K Kaul sought a response from the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras, which organised the entrance test.

The court, however, did not stay the counselling which commenced on Thursday.
The apex court asked the government and the institution to file their replies within a week and listed the petition filed by an IIT aspirant, Aishwarya Agarwal, for hearing on July 7.

The petitioner questioned IIT-Madras’ decision to award 18 bonus marks to all the students appearing for the exam, irrespective of whether they had attempted the questions, after several candidates raised objections over some questions in both the papers being incorrect.

The petition has sought the court’s direction to declare that the action of awarding “bonus marks” to candidates who had appeared for the JEE (Advanced) 2017 examination was wrong and violated her right, as well as that of other students.
It also sought a direction for preparation of an all India rank list after rectifying the scores of JEE 

Write your Comments on this Article

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Konkanworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article. Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on Konkanworld.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using Konkanworld.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Konkanworld.com be held responsible. Similarly, Konkanworld.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.

  • Konkan World
  • Stay Connected
  • Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube

KONKAN WORLD offers accurate, up-to-date, a large collection of videos from KONKAN WORLD VIDEOS and indulge in fun you will not find else where!.
© Copyright 2014 Konkanworld media Inc