On Monday, a student of DPS Noida moved to the Delhi High Court in quest of direction to CBSE for re-checking of his English answer sheet. He scored 65 marks in English subject while marks in other subjects are more than 90.
Aman Tripathy who appeared in CBSE Class XII Board Examination and scored 83% aggregate marks, however not satisfied with his English marks. He filed petition with assistance of Sugriv Dubey claiming carelessness of the examiner while evaluating the answer sheet. He has received a merit certificate for his excellent performance by the school for the session from 2006 to 2012.
According to the petition, Tripathy said that the examiner has not checked the English answer sheet carefully as his aggregate marks in other subjects is approximately 98% while he scored only 65 marks in English.
The court has said that there is no provision of re-checking of the answer sheets in the CBSE although students can fill an application for re-counting of the marks. After arguing on the issue with CBSE counsel, the court asked to amend the petition that challenges the rules of CBSE.