Minister Clarifies No Marks Adding to Physics Paper
April 25: Making it clear that the questions of physics subject exam of Intermediate second year were purely given from the syllabus and text books, Minister for Secondary Education Parthasarathi on Wednesday stated that the corporate colleges were wantonly making a hue and cry on the questions given in physic subjects exam.
Speaking to the media in the Secretariat here, Parthasarathi stated that there was no truth in the reports that questions of physics exam of Intermediate second year were out of syllabus and text books. He referred to the pages of contents in the physics text book for the questions which were termed as out of syllabus by corporate colleges. Stating that there was no truth in the allegation of corporate colleges that the questions were also out of the blue print, he clarified that the blue print system was in force before 2008-09 and it was not in implementation now.
“Out of total 21 questions, 16 questions were given from text book and two questions from summery of the lessons. It was not proper to create misconception in the matter”, he added.
He stated that there was information to him that the corporate colleges were preparing their own notes for their students. Every intermediate student should follow text books, prescribed by Board of Intermediate Education. The Government would not dance to the tunes of the corporate colleges, he averred.
The Minister accepted that 380 answer sheets of Intermediate second year students of a college missed while they were transporting from Nellore to Vijayanagaram. It might be postal department mistake and brought the matter to its notice. If the answer sheets were found, they would valued and results would be released. Otherwise, re-examination would be conducted for these 380 students, he added.
He reminded that government colleges have secured best results than corporate colleges as the students of government colleges generally prepared on the basis of text books.