The procedure of online evaluation of CBSE class X answer sheets has commenced at 3 Lucknow centres with around 110 teachers engaged in online evaluation process of mathematics answer sheets.
At Lucknow’s RLB Memorial Senior Secondary School and DPS, Indiranagar over 40 teachers at each school are put to evaluating answer sheets of class X, while near about 30 teachers at DPS, Eldeco are engaged for the same.
The evaluation of Hindi answer sheets will start after Mathematics concludes, told CBSE coordinator, Lucknow, Jawaid Alam Khan.
This is the first time when CBSE deployed digitized marking for students appeared in class X board. This way the scope of errors during evaluation will reduce as told by officials.
Moreover, ease of totaling the marks would be a major advantage of introducing online marking since online marking will rule out the leeway as the system will decline the answer sheet in case of wrong totaling. The guidelines states that evaluators can start marking the other section only after the earlier section is done with marking.
CBSE handed the answer sheets with utmost case and security after fixing bar-coded stickers on each student’s sheet and sent via sealed packets to the software provider. The next procedure includes scanning of answer sheets and uploading them on screen for the purpose of evaluation, by the trained examiners who know the use of software.
This process of Computer-based evaluation and online marking introduced by the board will make sure that the procedure is in compliance of RTI provision that states it is obligatory to show the answer sheets to the examinees for scrutiny, if they ask for it.