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K'taka HC warns PU board to be alert on framing Maths Question papers

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Ktaka HC Warns PU Board on Maths Re-Exam
As we all know, Karnataka Second PU board Exams had some issues related to the Mathematics paper. While some students said the paper was too tough and time consuming, some said it had questions which were out of their syllabus. This made a confusing environment around the students, teachers, professors and the board.

Though parents had nothing related to the syllabus and question papers, they just had to worry bout their wards marks and the final result. In the meanwhile, the Karnataka Pre-University education Department confirmed that an anonymous SMS had started circulating from Tuesday (i.e. 19th March) afternoon spreading rumors that II PU Mathematics paper examination held on March 18, 2013 will be conducted again because it was truly tough.

Based on the public interest regarding the application of mathematics examination which was tough, the Karnataka High Court has hereby accepted the plea of re-examination. And hence, the High Court has issued notice to the Board of Directors and Secretary of the Department of Education. A student named Kaushik had submitted a plea report in a request of conducting the examination again.

Hence, in order to over come the issue caused, the High court has warned the Pre-University board to be extremely careful during setting of question papers. The alert has been regulated to all the professors who are in charge in framing up the Second PU Mathematics re-exam question paper.

Here are some Highlights of the issues in Mathematics paper held on March 18, 2013.

Compared to the last 10 years question papers this one was seriously tough, The question paper had questions from out of their syllabus. The format of question paper did not seem to be perfect. They said, questions of fewer makes were asked for more marks which were time consuming.

The plea further stated that questions of 1 mark were asked for 2 marks which were already out of our syllabi. A number of students who did not just know how to answer were very upset for this. Rural students, as well as the city students have also said that the exam was too difficult, added the petition. A professor said that, the 35B question under section D was out of syllabus. The same question had been asked in the 2010 board exam, and grace marks were given to it. Similarly, students are expecting to get 8 marks in grace this year.

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