Thursday, 19 September 2013

New ‘bar-coded’ answer sheet model for board exams

New ‘bar-coded’ answer sheet model for board exams

COIMBATORE, September 19, 2013

R. SAIRAM
A model of the new answer sheet

From now on, students appearing for class X and XII board examinations in Tamil Nadu need not fret over whether they had entered accurately vital details such as the name, registration number and subject code in the answer sheet.

The new model of answer sheets now will come with all these details printed. The candidate will only have to enter the number of pages and the booklet series (question paper code) and affix his/her signature, sources in the Department of School Education told The Hindu on Wednesday.

The new model will also have bar-coding, which make it easier for the officials to keep track of the paper. This model will be first put into use during the class X and XII supplementary examinations to be held in September-October.

The Department of Government Examinations convened a regional meeting involving School Education Department officials from eight Western districts at Salem on Tuesday. Joint Director of Government Examinations Department P. Ramarajan explained the new format to the Chief Educational Officers, Inspectors of Matriculation Schools, District Educational Officers and other officials involved in the examination process.

An official who took part in the meeting said the earlier model of answer sheets, students had to enter all their details into a ‘fly-sheet.’ A dummy number will be stamped on to the fly sheet and the answer sheet after which they will be separated and sent for valuation, after which they will be put together again. This system has been replaced with bar coding under the new system.

An official said this step will save a lot of time as the stamping of dummy numbers took at least a couple of days. Further, with all the details of students printed, the scope for wrong entries had been eliminated.

A School Education Department official said this new format was mooted by the former Director of School Education and present Director of Government Examinations K. Devarajan to reduce the quantum of work involved in public examination paper valuation.

This new format was intended to reduce valuation time and make ‘paper-chasing’ (a practice in which some candidates try to trace their paper during evaluation) impossible. Even the candidate’s medium of instruction and his/her photo will be printed.

Courtesy_

Disclaimer

This Blog Spot is meant for publishing reports about the usage of RTE Act (The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009) so as to create an awareness to the general public and also to keep it as a ready reckoner by them. So the readers may extend their gratitude towards the Author as we quoted at the bottom of each Post under the title "Courtesy".Furthermore, the Blog Authors are no way responsible for the correctness of the materials published herein and the readers may verify the concerned valuable sources.

Labels

10 Kms. (1) 1993 (1) 2005 (1) 2009 (1) 2010 (1) 2012 (2) 2013 (2) 2014 (1) 2015 (2) 2016 (1) 2018 (1) 2019 (1) 25% Quota for Poor Students (7) 5th Standard (1) 8th Standard (1) Abdul Kalam (1) ABIDe (1) Accountancy (1) Act (2) Admission criteria (2) Aided Schools (3) Allahabad High Court (1) Amendment (1) Andhra Pradesh (1) Answer Sheet (2) Article (22) Avinash Mehrotra case (1) Bangalore (1) Bar-coded Answer Sheet (1) Bare Acts (1) Best Teachers Awards (1) Bihar (1) Bill (1) Biology (1) Board Exams (6) Botany (1) Caning (1) Cartoon (1) CBSE (5) Character Code (1) Cheating (1) Chemistry (1) Chennai (1) Chief Minister (1) Child Rights and You (CRY) (1) Children (3) Christians (1) CIC (1) Closure (1) Commission for Protection of Child Rights (1) Compulsory pass (1) Corporal punishment (1) Curse (1) Delhi High Court (2) Demerits (1) Diary (1) Dinamalar (4) Dinamani (8) Directory (1) Disobeying order (1) Display Board (1) Do's and Don'ts (1) Do's and Dont's (1) Don Bosco School (1) Download (2) Dress Code (1) Editorial (1) Education (4) Education Department (2) Exam Materials (1) Examinations (16) FAQs (1) Fee defaulter (1) Fees Determination Committee (2) Fees Determination Rules (1) Fine (1) Five Judges Bench (1) Foolish Policy (1) Frontline (1) Fundamental Right (2) Gazette (1) Goa CM (1) Good Manners (1) Govt. Schools (4) Govt. Servants (1) Grace Marks (1) H.Sc. (7) Hair cut (1) Hills (1) How to Learn (1) HRD Ministry (1) Implementation (1) Income Certificate (1) Indian Kanoon (2) Interview (1) Judgment (2) Karnataka (2) Kids (3) KUSMA (1) Labour Acts (1) Labour Laws (1) Links (3) Madras High Court (7) Madurai (1) Madurai Bench (1) Manapet Govt. School (1) Maths (2) Matriculation Schools (2) Merits (1) MGR (1) Mid Day Meal Scheme (1) Minimum Land requirements (3) Minor School Students (1) Minority Institutions (1) Mountains (1) National Building Code (1) NCF (1) New Indian Express (1) New Pattern of Exam (1) NGO (1) Online (1) Opinion (1) Parents (2) Personal Liberty (1) Plus 1 Exam (1) Plus 2 Exam (7) Politicians (1) Pondicherry (10) Poor Students (2) Practical Examination (1) Preparedness (1) President of India (1) Private Schools (8) Public Exam (1) Punishment (1) Punjab (1) Question Paper (3) Recognition (3) Results (4) Right to Life (1) RTE Norms (1) RTE Rules (2) RTI (1) RTO (1) Rules (1) S.V.Chittibabu Commission (1) Safety standards (1) Salient features (1) Samacheer Kalvi (6) School Bags (2) School Buildings (1) School students (1) School Vehicle (1) Schools (3) Science (1) Secondary Education Board Bill (1) Selling Books (1) Service Book (1) Song (1) SSLC (12) State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (1) Student (1) Summer Vacation (1) Supreme Court (5) Syllabus (1) Tamil Nadu (9) Tamil Subject (1) Teachers (3) Teachers' Day (2) THE HINDU (7) Thirukural (2) Three Judges Bench (2) Time Table (2) Times of India (1) TIPS (2) Toilets (1) Tough & Easy (1) Traffic Rules (1) Transfer Certificate (1) Two-wheeler (1) Unaided Schools (5) Uniforms (1) Upholding RTE Act (3) USE Act (1) Uttar Pradesh (1) Walking (1) Who's Who (1) Wikipedia (1) Window of opportunity (1) Young Wards (1) Zoology (1) எது சமச்சீர்க் கல்வி? (2) எந்த குழந்தையும் நல்ல குழந்தைதான் (1) கல்வி கற்கும் வழி (1) தி இந்து (1) மன அழுத்தம் (1) முப்பருவ கல்விமுறை (1)

Popular Posts