Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » India
1-min read

Rahul Gandhi Rallies Support for CA Students Protesting for Re-evaluation of Answer Sheets

Rahul Gandhi said that reports of errors were widespread, and therefore, the demands of the students was justified, further prompting all political parties to support the demonstrating students.

News18.com

Updated:September 25, 2019, 11:50 AM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Rahul Gandhi Rallies Support for CA Students Protesting for Re-evaluation of Answer Sheets
File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (PTI)

New Delhi: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took to Twitter to support protesting Chartered Accountancy (CA) students who are demanding that their examination papers be re-evaluated by the ICAI on Tuesday.

Over 200 CA students had on Tuesday staged a protest outside the New Delhi office of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in ITO. They alleged that the evaluators had marked correct answers as wrong and deducted marks for no reason.

Gandhi in his tweet said over 12 lakh students were fighting for their right for re-evaluation. He added that reports of errors were widespread, and therefore, their demand was justified. He even prompted political parties to support the demonstrating students.

The students claim that they had compared their answers with those in the model answer keys released by the institute, and found several lapses. They demanded that a more robust system for correction of answer sheets be put into effect.

The ICAI, however, had put into effect several reforms. All papers of Intermediate and Foundation level exams in November 2019/May 2020 will be put through the digital evaluation mode, doing away with stages of physical handling of answer books, avoiding variations in marks awarded by examiners, eliminating scope of any totalling errors, the institute's website read.

Central evaluation is being carried out in several papers of CA exams from November 2018, wherein examiners evaluate answer books under the supervision of head examiners/associate head examiners.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results