Patna: Bihar government and Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Sunday constituted two separate committees to probe the alleged irregularities in evaluation of marks in this year's 10+2 examination.
The education department has formed a three-member committee which would probe the irregularities in evaluation of marks for 10+2 examination conducted by the BSEB this year.
"As per the state government's directive, the education department today constituted a high-level three-member committee to probe the irregularities in the evaluation of marks for 10+2 examination for both Arts and Science streams," state Education minister Ashok Choudhary said in a release.
The probe committee would comprise of Bihar State Educational Infrastructure Development Corporation chairman Sanjeevan Sinha, Director, Secondary Education Rajiv Prasad Singh Ranjan and Director, Mass Education Vinodanand Jha.
Choudhary said the committee would submit its report to the state government by June 20 after conducting a thorough probe.
It may be noted that BSEB yesterday cancelled the result of the topper of science stream and another rank holder after a retest of 13 toppers of Arts and Science streams.
Rest 11 toppers who had appeared for the retest and interview before an expert team have been given clean chit, the Board chairman had said.
The Board today named a four-member committee headed by Patna High Court Judge Justice (retd) Ghanshyam Prasad to probe the irregularities in the evaluation of marks for 10+2 exam for Intermediate, Board chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh said, adding the committee has been asked to give its report at the earliest.
Other two members of the committee are retired District Judge GP Srivastava and former IPS officer Mithu Prasad.
Singh said the probe committee chairman has been asked to include an educationist in the committee.
The Board had yesterday said the matter would be probed by a committee headed by a retired Patna High Court Judge on the alleged irregularities in evaluation of marks for state higher secondary exam in the current year, including irregularities in allotment of marks in the Intermediate examination.