As per the reports that have been released by the sources of the HRD Ministry, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is contemplating in order to move to the Supreme Court in context of the order which has been passed by the Madras High Court. As per the decision that has been passed by the Madras High Court, it has been directed that all the students who had appeared for the CBSE NEET 2018 and had written the examination in Tamil shall be rewarded with grace marks.
As per the circulated reports, for the CBSE National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test 2018 Exam, a quantum of 196 marks is to be awarded as grace for the students who wrote the NEET 2018 Exam in the Tamil language.
196 Marks Grace For CBSE NEET 2018 Candidates
An order by the Madurai Bench of the High Court of Madras that was released on July 10, 2018, to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had directed the Board to provide grace marks to the students who have appeared for the CBSE NEET 2018 Exam and took the exam in the Tamil language. A total of 196 marks which are to be rewarded as grace are a result of the 49 questions of 4 marks each in the Tamil version of the CBSE NEET 2018 Exam which were not correctly translated for the National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test (NEET) 2018.
The seniors also termed that keywords of as many as 49 questions of the CBSE NEET 2018 Exam were not correctly translated from the English language which led to a lot of confusion for the students while appearing for the CBSE National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test 2018.
CBSE To Approach the Supreme Court For Grace Marks in CBSE NEET 2018
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is on the move to approach the higher legal institution that is the Supreme Court in the context of the decision and order passed. Whereas, any step of such a kind shall be taken after consulting with the various stakeholders as well as after undergoing and thus seeking a proper legal opinion.
Also, an aspect that the candidates who have opted to appear for the CBSE National Entrance Cum Eligibility Test 2018 in the regional language were provided with the bilingual test booklets and in any case where the translation is related, the version in the English language would be considered as final can be taken up by the CBSE Board in order to challenge the order passed by the Madras High Court.