Dismissing pleas looking for cancellation of Class 10 and 12 board exams in a bodily method, the Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday stated such petitions give “false hope” and “more confusion” to college students making ready for the exams. .
A bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and CT Ravikumar warned the petitioner that it could incur exemplary prices if such petitions are filed once more, saying: “Entering such petitions will only lead to confusion… Such petitions give false hope to the students who are going to appear for the examination. They will be misled.”
The petition by baby rights activist and advocate Anubha Srivastava Sahai and ‘Pupil Union of Odisha’ has sought a route to the state boards, CBSE, CISCE, Nationwide Institute of Open Education (NIOS) to give you an alternate mode of training. In view of the pandemic scenario, as an alternative of offline examination of analysis.
Advocate Prashant Padmanabhan, showing for the petitioner, referred to the courtroom’s order final 12 months during which it had allowed CBSE and CISCE’s determination to cancel the board exams and supply an alternate mode of analysis.
However the bench stated this was previously and can’t be a floor for something now. Justice Khanwilkar stated, “We have considered that petition because of a special situation.” On the apprehensions expressed by the counsel, the bench stated that the scenario has not come the way in which they feared. “Let the officers resolve. We won’t go any order. The officers are working carefully to finalize the examination dates and if there may be any downside after finalizing it, then the victims can contact the involved authorities.
When the lawyer stated that “this will delay the admission process”, Justice Khanwilkar stated: “Who are you to decide? Who are we to decide? What kind of PIL is being filed?… Such petitions create confusion. Last three days, news items everywhere. This has to stop… Let the students do their work and let the officials do their work.”
Justice Maheshwari additionally noticed, “It creates false hope and confusion”. The bench stayed the imposition of any nice on the petitioners.