NEW DELHI: Bihar School Examination Board system is dealing with the students who actually not scored well to pass out in their 12th Examination board this year in Bihar. The actual statement declared by board that 66 percent students who took the class 12th board exams this year have been failed. These results which was declared on 30th May, 2017 taken a toll on students who didn’t qualify in their exams. The effect of this news highly affected students who immediately attempted suicide.
In 2017, 12.61 lakh students who appeared in BSEB exams from which only 4.37 lakh – or 34.65 per cent – passed the exams while over 8 lakh have failed. The students are committing suicides after gone through their results. Two girls committed suicide and other’s are getting involve in this serious crime. Last year results, 11.55 lakh students available in board exams and 7.18 lakh or 62.19 per cent cleared it with a grace marks. The reports of suicides come after nearly 70 per cent of those who took the Class 12 Science stream exams of BSEB failed, while 76 per cent students who took the Arts exam too failed. The only break through was that 73.76 per cent students appearing in the Commerce stream exams passed.
Mass cheating in board exams has been reported in Bihar for years. Every year, the media carries images of cheating going on at exam centres, showing scores of people climbing through windows to hand over cheating material to examinees with impunity. This year mainly, CCTV’s were been installed at the entrance of examination centres and videography conducted throughout the duration of the examinations. Use of all communication gadgets, including mobile phones, inside the examination halls was disallowed. According to BSEB, the Science stream, which saw only 30.11 per cent students pass, had an average of 44.66 per cent marks scored. Last year, when the new rules against cheating were not in place, the state board exams saw 67.06 per cent Science students pass, while the Arts stream saw 80.87 per cent students pass.
Therefore, the politics had been fallout against the poor results of the students and opposition BJP party demanded resignation of the state Education Minister Ashok Choudhary and blamed him for the poor results. Ruling JD-U spokesperson Neeraj Kumar defended the strict measures against cheating. He asked BJP leaders whether they wanted the state government not to take strict measures against cheating or was the BJP for allowing cheating in exams. “The BJP’s double face has been exposed again. When some irregularities were pointed out last year in the Class 12 results in the state, the BJP attacked the state government for not taking strict measures. Now it is questioning the same measures”, Kumar said.
Students are still in state of dazed regarding their statements of marks which is briefly disappointment for future acceptance. So there will be lot of questioning against the results by student and they are protesting against the BSEB.