The students of CBSE schools have asked the HRD minister to put back the compulsory Class 10 board examination. The same had been made optional few years back by the Kapil Sibal, the ex-Education Minister. These students also criticized the Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), more so the implementation than the concept. The CCE was introduced in 2009 as a substitute to the conventional exams.
Speaking on the occasion, Smriti Irani, HRD Minister, said that UK has also agreed to lend a helping hand to the students facing a visa related issue. “Till now, CBSE students faced a problem as their certificate was not being recognised by several institutes. We raised this issue with UK earlier also and I am happy to state that they have worked on our concern and all UK universities will recognize the certificates,” Irani excerpted
Ganta Srinivasa Rao, HRD Minister Andhra Pradesh has taken up the issue with the Union HRD Minister, Smriti Irani, after students raised objections for taking into consideration only the second year marks for evaluating the weightage.
According to reports available in the public domain, only 4,079 of the total 6,591 sanctioned posts have been filled. That’s only 62 per cent of the actual requirement. Worse still, a lot of these faculty positions are being held by teachers on adjunct, visiting or contractual agreement.