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Students in Assam are up in arms over the assessment methodology.

Students in Assam are up in arms over the assessment methodology.

Students in Assam are up in arms over the assessment methodology. Several student organizations in the state are protesting the state’s assessment method for board examinations. Despite the fact that education minister Ranoj Pegu promised to meet with them on Saturday.

A day after the All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) demanded the revocation of the ‘erroneous Clause V’ of the notifications issued by the two committees tasked with the task. The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) staged protest demonstrations here on Saturday. Demanding that the government rescind the contentious section of the evaluation formula announced on Thursday. SFI also rejected Clause V, which stated that assessed marks obtained without examinations would be inapplicable to government positions. Where class X and XII board examination scores are heavily stow. This, the student group said, may jeopardize the careers of many students interested in teaching.

“In reaction to a recent announcement that marks annex utilizing the evaluation system for classes X and XII will be a wink. When applying for future state government jobs, we have organized a demonstration. This judgment is referred to by SFI as a Tughlaqi Farman. This judgment has placed a great mental strain on the students, and their future is also jeopardized,” stated Nirangkush Nath. General secretary of the SFI Assam chapter.

Additionally, the SFI accused Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of sowing uncertainty among students. Sarma said at a press conference on Saturday that students who pass the examinations using the assessment method would encounter no obstacles in obtaining other employment besides qualifying for the Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET).

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“The Assam chief minister has said that the evaluation scores would be ineligible for TET employment.

We would want to raise the issue of whether the marks earned by pupils who pass the CBSE would be transferable. Additionally, may a student be designating to sit for TET immediately after the completion of class XII boards?” As Nath said.

Members of the SFI demonstrated across the state, either from their homes or in public locations, in support of the Covid protocols. In Guwahati, the demonstration began at 2 p.m. at the Guwahati Club Rotary. Which was also attend by Nath, central leader Sangita Das, and Kamrup district secretary Kalyan Buragohain.

Additionally, the student’s body said that the formula established for the improvement. And the reappearance of class XII pupils is inappropriate and requires revision.

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“The students who pass the exam but want to return for promotion or reappearance will be in a disadvantageous position,” Nath said.

Pegu, the education minister, informs the media that he is preparing to meet with Aasu. He said that he will also address the issue with the leadership of the All Bodo Students’ Union (Absu).

Dipanka Nath, president of Aasu, warned of public demonstrations if the government did not repeal Clause V. Both of the main student groups met with the administration numerous times in an attempt. To find an alternative to lengthy physical examinations during the continuing epidemic.

“I have summoned Aasu to the debate table. Pegu stated in Kokrajhar on Saturday, before planned meetings with Absu. That the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad is also entreating.

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Written by Ankur J Kakoti

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