Govt warns teachers missing +2 evaluation of action

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of the announcement by the teachers’ body of non-government colleges to boycott the evaluation of answer scripts of the annual Plus Two examinations scheduled to begin in Odisha from Monday, the state government on Saturday warned the striking teachers of disciplinary action if they boycott the evaluation work.

In a letter to all chief examiners, assistant examiners and others involved in the process of evaluation, Principal Secretary, Higher Education GVV Sharma said as the government had decided to publish the results of Science students of annual Plus Two examinations by the middle of May to enable students to appear in the JEE Advance Entrance test and take admission accordingly, all the functionaries are hereby directed to attend to the valuation work and cooperate with the Council for Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) for timely evaluation and publication of results.”

“In case of any failure, firm action as per the provisions under “Conduct of Examination Act, 1988” shall be initiated, besides disciplinary proceedings as per the prevalent rules,” he added.

As per the schedule, evaluation of answer scripts will be held in 49 valuation zones of the state for which CHSE has engaged about 15,000 teachers.

The first phase of evaluation will be conducted from April 4 to 13 and the second phase from April 16 to 25Mon