Education reforms in Odisha: State to publish results within 45 days of exam

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to bring reforms in education, the Odisha Higher Education department has decided to publish results of within 45 days of the examinations. During a meeting with the Registrars and Examination Controllers of universities and officials of Comptroller of Finance, Higher Education Minister Arun Sahoo emphasised on early publication of Plus III examination result.

“The admission process must get over on time and syllabus must be covered within the stipulated time. The exam must be conducted in a timely manner so that students get their results as per the schedule,” said Sahoo.

If need arises, number of evaluation centres will be increased for early publication of results, said Sahoo, adding that remuneration of faculty members involved in question paper preparation and answer sheet evaluation will be hiked.

The minister also directed the universities to provide details of their funding and the registrars were asked to take measures to get the accreditation from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

On the infrastructure front, the Higher Education Minister asked the universities and colleges to resolve land-related issues and establish multi-storey buildings.

The North Orissa University’s Registrar Pramod Kumar Satpathy said the meeting discussed how the exams can be conducted smoothly and benefit students.