SSC CGL 2017 Prelims Exam Result | Students Appeal For Normalised Or Z-Score Calculation, Know Why

SSC CGL 2017 Exam to have normalised score as its exam result as appealed and protested by the students who took the SSC CGL 2017 prelims this year. Having yet another twist this year with students who appeared for the SSC CGL 2017 Preliminary Examination from August 5, 2017 till August 24, 2017, the exam analysis performed on the SSC CGL 2017 (prelims) Exam or the Tier 1 level. The analysis put forth by the experts revealed that the difficulty level of the questions asked in multiple shifts on different days of the SSC CGL 2017 Exam as per the schedule varied tremendously. Take a look at the controversy that surrounds the SSC CGL 2017 Exam Tier 1 this year.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam Result | Exam Analysis & Conclusion

SSC CGL 2017 Exam analysis carried out by the experts made shocking revelations about the intensity & difficulty level of questions encountered by the students who took the SSC CGL 2017 Exam Tier 1 i.e. prelims before August 16, 2017 were relatively was higher than the ones asked after this date. The SSC CGL 2017 preliminary Exam commenced from August 5, 2017 to last till Aug 24, 2017. The Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2017 was conducted daily in three shifts whose detailed analysis was carried out after observing the exam pattern and the questions asked.

The revelations were made extensive and even supported by the SSC CGL 2017 Exam official answer keys released online by the Staff Selection Commission on its official website. Shocked students even started a facebook campaign demanding justice and declaration of SSC CGL 2017 Exam result of Tier 1 in an unbiased manner which is scheduled to be released on October 31, 2017 this year.

SSC CGL 2017 Preliminary Exam Result | Calculate Normalised Score, Say Students

In protest of the same concern, students who took the SSC CGL 2017 preliminary exam now have demanded the calculation of ‘normalised score’ as a part of the SSC CGL 2017 Exam result this year. The big question that arises is what is the normalised score and how is it really going to make things balanced in the SSC CGL 2017 preliminary Exam that is claimed as ‘biased’ by the students for those who took the test after Aug 16, 2017.

Well, normalising a score is a method of balancing out the scores secured by individuals in different sets of the same exam. For instance, SSC CGL 2017 preliminary Exam which was conducted in multiple shifts for over 20 days can never justify the SSC CGL 2017 preliminary Exam paper to be of the same difficulty level. In competitive recruitment exams like these, normalising the score by setting a base same using a simple formula commonly applied to all the scores of the candidates to come up with a single score and then comparing makes sense. This is what is called as the normalised score or the Z-score calculation which shall bring all the shifts under one umbrella of judgement.

Let us hope and pray that whatever the authorities or the conducting body of SSC CGL 2017 preliminary Exam decides, no candidate feels like a child of a lesser God.

Source : IndianExpress