New Delhi: In a case where the difference in marks was calculated by CBSE and the respondent school, the Supreme Court has urged the Comptroller of Examinations to evaluate the petitioner's objections and make an appropriate judgement.
A bench of justices, AM Khanwilkar and Justice JB Pardiwala asked the Comptroller of Examinations to take the assistance of the technical team to explain the flow of algorithm/software which provides for different deduction of different marks student-wise.
The court was hearing petitions of students, which raised differences in marks calculated by CBSE and the respondent Schools.
One of the petitions that mark as per the 30:30:30 formula are 106, 88 and 234 for classes X, XI and XII respectively, the total of the would-be 428 which had forwarded by the School but the actual marks the petitioner got was are 364.
Thus, there was a difference of 64 marks in what is given by the Respondent School and Respondent board.
The court noted that the order passed by the Comptroller of Examinations dated December 31 2021, had neither adverted to this aspect much less dealt with the same.
"As a result, we deem it appropriate to direct the Comptroller of Examinations to reconsider the aforesaid grievances of the petitioner(s) and take an appropriate decision as may be advised, including by taking assistance of technical team to explain the flow of algorithm or software which provides for different deduction of different marks student-wise," the court said.
"We may not be understood to have expressed any opinion either way on this contentious issue. All aspects may be considered by the Comptroller of Examinations on its own merits and appropriate speaking order be passed within two weeks from today," the court said and listed the matter on July 12.