Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Ministry of Education constitutes a High-Level Committee of Experts to ensure transparent, smooth and fair conduct of examinations

First Published: 22nd June, 2024 15:53 IST

The Committee shall submit its report to the Ministry within two months from the date of issue of this order. The Committee can co-opt any Subject Matter Expert to assist

In order to ensure transparent, smooth and fair conduct of examinations through National Testing Agency (NTA), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education constituted a High-Level Committee of Experts to make recommendations on:

-Reform in mechanism of examination process,
-Improvement in Data Security protocols.
-Structure and functioning of National Testing Agency

The following shall be the Chairman and Members of the High-Level Committee.

The Terms of Reference of the committee are as follows;
(i) Reform in mechanism of examination process
(a) To analyse the end-to-end examination process and suggest measures to improve efficiency of the system and to forestall any possible breach.
(b) To conduct a thorough review of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/Protocols of the NTA, and suggest measures to strengthen these procedures/protocols along with monitoring mechanism to ensure compliance at every level.
(ii) Improvement in Data Security protocols
(a) To evaluate the existing data security processes and protocols of NTA and recommend measures for its improvement.
(b) To examine existing security protocols related to the paper-setting and other processes for different examinations and make recommendations to enhance robustness of system.
(iii) Structure & Functioning of National Testing Agency
(a) To make recommendations on the organizational structure and functioning of the National Testing Agency (NTA) for implementation of recommendations given under point (i) and (ii) and clearly defining the roles and responsibilities of functionaries at every level.
(b) Assess the current Grievance Redressal Mechanism of the NTA, identify areas of improvement and make recommendations for enhancing its efficiency.

The Committee shall submit its report to the Ministry within two months from the date of issue of this order. The Committee can co-opt any Subject Matter Expert to assist them.

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Two New SC Judges To Take Oath Today; Top Court Gets First Judge From Manipur

Justice Nongmeikapam Kotiswar Singh will be the first judge from the state of Manipur to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court

18th July 2024
Banner
NTA to conduct re-test for ‘affected’ candidates of CUET-UG on July 19

Based on the feedback of the subject experts, the Final Answer Keys are being prepared and the same will be uploaded soon on the official website of the CUET (UG)-2024.

15th July 2024
Banner
Diljit Dosanjh receives surprise visit from Justin Trudeau at Canada concert

Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh is currently busy enthralling his fans with tours across the globe. Ahead of his performance at Rogers Centre, a stadium in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he welcomed a special visitor on stage: Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau. His music has reached every corner, and even the Canadian PM couldn’t miss […]

15th July 2024
Banner
Bihar Flood: Water Level Of Bagmati River Rising Rapidly, 18 Panchayats In Muzaffarpur District Flooded

Numerous schools in the affected regions have been submerged, disrupting the education of hundreds of children

14th July 2024
Banner
First look of Radhika Merchant as bride in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s lehenga out

The wedding celebration of Radhika with Anant Ambani took place at Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai.

13th July 2024