SC Asks NIOS To Fix Examination Centres Within 10 Kms From Accredited Institutions | SC On NIOS Centre: सुप्रीम कोर्ट का निर्देश
NIOS Centre: The Supreme Court of the country, the Supreme Court has ordered the National Institute of Open School to conduct a distance of 10 km from its recognized institutions. Make the examination center at a distance of only. So that the students can easily and definitely appear in the exam. In fact, on Tuesday, the Supreme Court was hearing a petition filed by a NIOS-affiliated institution. In this petition, for fixing the distance of the examination centers, it was demanded that the distance of the examination centers from the study centers should be minimum.
The court said that a large number of people taking education from open school come from rural areas. A vacation bench of Justice SA Nazir and Justice PM Narasimha heard this petition and said that most of these students come from poor sections and they depend on public transport. So in such a situation, the examination centers should be made nearby.
There can be side effects of making the examination center away
On this matter, the Supreme Court has said that removing the examination centers can also have side-effects. The court, in its remarks, has said that most of the students come from poorer sections of the society, who are incredibly dependent on the means of public transport. For all of them the possibility of studies is for their livelihood. It is difficult to imagine the ill-effects of making examination centers inaccessible and far-flung for such students. The court said that the inability to travel long distances for each examination would only result in the student skipping the examination, which is the biggest challenge facing the country today.
Emphasis on reducing distance of examination centers in new education policy
On the matter, the Supreme Court said that in Chapter 6 of the New Education Policy 2020, for the socially and educationally deprived groups, there is a need for group walk, cycle. Through this, emphasis has been laid on reducing the distance between them to school, institute and examination centers. The bench said that 10 km from NIOS recognized institutions. Try to determine the examination centers within a distance of Rs. During the hearing, the court also said that it is the duty of the NIOS to decide the examination centers in such a way that the students can appear in the examination definitely and easily. Instead of making students travel long distances from villages and towns, additional centers should be made for giving NIOS examination.