UGC NET Examination Date Released, ‘digi-scoring’ To Be Introduced

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UGC NET Examination will be held on January 22, and now there is going to be a new way for the evaluation of the rank through a new digital. This new way of evaluating answer sheets – ‘Digi-scoring’ would be used during the test. The CBSE on Friday declared through the chairman R K Chaturvedi that the new initiative of DIGITAL-SCORING of OMR sheets to be done for the first time. The formula was technically introduced for the first time on the recruitment examination of Principals, and Assistant Commissioners of Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangathan held on December 4, 2016. Next time the formula was used in during the Kendriya Vidyalaya recruitment test held on December 17 for the post of Principals and then for the third time during the recruitment test of KVS Teachers held on January 7 and 8, 2017. The statement said adding that digital scanning was done in Delhi and NCR at 108 examination centres.


According to the statement “Digi Scoring involves scanning of the OMR sheets and storing images instantly on the central server. This secures the data of each examinee in a temper proof format without losing precious time. Use of this technology by the board has visible benefits regarding accuracy, transparency, cost efficiency and time saving,”

The CBSE confirmed that the board will proceed in a phased manner and has plans to conduct the forthcoming UGC NET examination on January 22, using the same format in at least few hundred centres before switching over to other competitive exams.

This new process will help the scoring to be more fast and accurate and it will also help the candidates to adopt the new style and if this ‘Digi-scoring’ gets success then the entire examination process can take a new turn!

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