CBSE Class 12th Board Result: Approaching SC might be counter productive, legal team tells board
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is having second thoughts on approaching the Supreme Court against the High Court order on their marks moderation policy, as their legal advisors have told them that it might be “counter-productive”.
A day after officials in the HRD ministry said that the board might approach the apex court to file a Special Leave Petition against the HC order, a meeting of CBSE officials was held with additional solicitor general Sanjay Jain on Thursday evening, where it was decided that this might not be a good idea. “A detailed discussion was held with the legal team and it has been opined that filing an SLP might be counter-productive for CBSE, hence we are having second thoughts on it,” a senior official in HRD ministry said.
The HC on Tuesday asked CBSE not to scrap its marks-moderation policy from this year as the policy was put in place after the exams were over. The court said: “Rules cannot be changed after the game has begun”. A final decision on the next step by CBSE is likely to be announced by Friday only. However, in the middle of all this, the HRD minister …read more