Confusion reigns supreme in the CBSE Board Office as the Central Board of Secondary Education decided to declare the results of the SSC Xth Class examinations based on the UGC Seven Point Grading System. Results were declared on a total grades and grade point average.
Marks Grade Grade Point Grade Points Final Grade
75 to 100 O: Outstanding 06 05.00-6.0 O
65 to 74 A: Very Good 05 04.50-4.99 A
55 to 64 B: Good 04 03.50-4.49 B
50 to 54 C: Average 03 02.50-3.49 C
45 to 49 D: Satisfactory 02 01.50-2.49 D
40 to 44 E: Pass 01 00.50-1.49 E
00 to 39 F: Fail 00 00-00-0.49 F
The board shifted the onus of declaring the exact percentage and the list of toppers to the individual schools. This Grade Point system has its own merits too. The student’s marks are converted into grade points. Therefore any student scoring any marks from the minimum to maximum of a particular grade point gets the grade only. This system will definitely reduce the disparity in the toppers and the toppers getting all the limelight.
The schools which follow the CBSE pattern will now have to find out the number of students getting “O” Grade Points in order to find out the school toppers.
CBSE website crashes
The results of the CBSE which were declared in their official websites www.cbse.nic.in and www.cbseresults.nic.in got crashed twice. The students had to face many other problems too since as the traffic grew on the web-sites, the system took a long time to access the results or the websites.
Delay in getting to know the results
The results were declared somewhere at around 1 pm. However, the students, anxious, tensed parents and the school authorities could know about the results only at around 4 pm. The results were supposed to have been declared on May 27, 2015. However, the results were deferred by a day due to some technical difficulties.
Schools authorities too face problems
When the students or the parents could not know the results on their Personal Computers at home, they rushed to their respective schools. At the schools too, the school authorities expressed their helplessness in declaring the results. This is because the web-site crashed often and when it did get connected, it was very slow because of the traffic.
Results declared in the CGPA system
The CBSE declares its results in the Cumulative Grade Point Average. This is the first time that the CBSE Board decided to declare the results in the grades instead of the marks. However, the school authorities claimed that the board will be sending the results in marks after two days. After that only things will be more clear about the toppers etc.