Important notice released regarding discrepancy in answer keys, OMR evaluation
CBSE Term 1 Exam 2022 Answer Key – important notice released
- CBSE Board Exam 2021 Term 1 for Class 10, 12 are being conducted at present across the country.
- The board releases the answer key after every examination and the OMRs are evlauated on the same day.
- On a few errors noted in CBSE Answer keys, the board has now released important notice for schools, teachers.
Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE is presently conducting Term 1 Exams 2022 for Classes 10 and 12. The examination is in multiple choice question or MCQ format and students are required to fill optically marked response or OMR sheets. The OMR sheets are evaluated on the same date based on answer key shared by the board after the end of the exam. Over the past few exams, a few discrepancies have been noted in the answer key supplied by the board, prompting CBSE to release special notice on the same.
In the notice shared by the board, CBSE has asked the evaluators to stick to the answer key shared by the board while evaluating the OMR sheets filled by students. As for the inadverdent errors in the answer key, the board has said that they would be duly noted and accordingly corrected once the result is compiled by the board.
The notice reads, ‘Although every possible care is taken by the Board, there may still be a possibility of some ambiguity in questions or discrepancy in answer keys. However, the Board has a well settled system to address such issues. Therefore, it is informed that the evaluators may check/evaluate the OMRs according to the answer keys provided to them.’
As for the errors, CBSE has asked schools to share any observation that they might have regarding the question papers with the board. The “observations or feedback received will be duly considered on the recommendation of subject experts at the time of preparation of results so that no student is put to any disadvantage”, reads the notice.
CBSE Term 1 2022 Board Exam and Result
CBSE Term 1 2022 Board Exams for Classes 10 and 12 are being conducted in MCQ pattern across the country. Students are given 90 minutes to attempt questions and mark responses on OMR sheets. These are then evaluated by the teachers in the schools where the exam centres have been set.
Teachers are required to send the evaluated OMR sheets on the same day to CBSE and upload the correct responses of the students on the online portal. The marks, please note, would be given by the board at the end of the examination, basis its internal calculation.
As per the Term 1 Board Exam circular, CBSE results would be released soon after the end of the term examination. The board would only share the marks scored by the students and not grade their performance at this time. The final result for the board exam, including pass or fail would be prepared only after Term 2 examinations are conducted in April/ May.