+2 reforms: Fact finding panel submits report to govt

Bhubaneswar: The fact finding committee, which was constituted to suggest on functioning of Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), examination and evaluation process and suggest measures to improve the system, submitted its report to Higher Education Minister Pradip Panigrahi on Wednesday.
Keeping the irregularities in the evaluation process, the committee recommended several reformative steps.

“In the interim report the committee suggested for reforms in courses of studies, exam pattern, evaluation process and acts and regulations,” said Amulya Kumar Panda, chairman of the committee.

The state government can take steps so that Plus II exams and evaluation process would take less time in 2015, he added.

Besides, the report mentioned about the reasons which led to irregularities in the CHSE exams in 2014.

Notably, CHSE is going to hold Plus II exams between March 2 and 24. Examination for the science stream will start on March 2, whereas the arts and commerce examinations will begin on March 3 and 4, respectively.