Hyderabad: The Minister for Secondary Education, Mr Parthasarathi, on Saturday expressed happiness over the improvement of pass percentage of SSC results to 83.1 percent from last year’s 81.63 percent.
Releasing SCC results at the Directorate of Government Examinations, Mr Parthasarathi said that by and large, the SSC Board has strictly followed the schedule from conduct of examination to release of results. Grading System was introduced from this year like in CBSE. Allaying apprehensions in some sections over grading system, he made it clear that the system was meant to do good to the students. He reminded that the corporate college managements were landing at the houses of rankers and insisting them to join in their institutions and doing other practices. The grading system was also aimed at encouraging the government-run-educational institutions by discouraging such practices of the private educational institutions, he added.
Congratulating the students who passed in the examinations, the Minister pointed out that the number of government schools securing zero percent passes were also decreased to two this year from last year’s five schools. He also reminded that the government has fixed scale of punishment to the examiners, special assistants, who commit mistakes in valuation of answer scripts of SSC public examinations.
The Director of Government Examinations, Ms Kavuri Pronoti Suhasini, said that with the cooperation of the staff and the teachers, they have completed the valuation of examination papers in 25 days. From this year, the name of mother along with the father would be mentioned in the certificate of the candidate.
The Commissioner of School Education, Mr R Satyanarayana and others were also present. (NSS)