20 Indian students die by suicide after exam results

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20 Indian students die by suicide after exam results

Another Intermediate student ended it all in Telangana on Saturday, causing significant damage to 20 since the Board of Intermediate Education a week ago declared the outcomes, which were defaced by goof-ups. 

In the most recent occurrence, a 17-year-old young lady immolated herself in Narayanpet locale. 

Discouraged in the wake of bombing in one subject in the twelfth standard examination, Sirisha submitted self-immolation at her home in Dhanwada square of Narayanpet locale, around 160 km from Hyderabad. 

Sirisha's folks had gone to the fields when she made the extraordinary stride. The relatives later said that she was discouraged in the wake of flopping in zoology. 


The Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) had reported the consequences of Intermediate first year and second year (eleventh and twelfth standard) examinations on April 18, yet the inconsistencies in the outcomes set off a spate of suicides by the student, prompting far reaching dissents by the guardians, student gatherings and ideological groups. 

On Thursday, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao requested free re-tallying and re-check of the answersheets of the considerable number of student who flopped in the examinations. He likewise spoke to the student not to end it all, saying flopping in Intermediate test was not the finish of life. 

An aggregate of 9.74 lakh student showed up for the Intermediate examinations held in February-March, out of which the same number of 3.28 lakh neglected to verify pass marks. 

In the interim, a three-part board framed by the legislature to test the omissions in results presented its report on Thursday. The board investigated the framework conveyed by Globarena Technologies, whose administrations were procured by the Telangana BIE to lead the examinations and procedure the outcomes. 

The board of trustees headed by G.T. Venkateswar Rao, Managing Director, Telangana State Technological Service, and furthermore including A. Vassan of BITS Hyderabad and Nishanth Dongari of IIT Hyderabad, presented its report to B. Janardhan Reddy, Secretary, Higher Education, Government of Telangana. 

The board additionally made proposals to maintain a strategic distance from such slips by in leading examinations later on. 

The procedure of re-check of answersheets of the fizzled student and different candidates was in progress at 12 focuses over the state. Five of these focuses are situated in Hyderabad. 

Janardhan Reddy and BIE Secretary A. Ashok on Thursday held a video gathering with the region authorities on the plans for the smooth direct of the procedure. 

While the BIE was re-valuating the papers of the fizzled student without applications, in excess of 50,000 student, who cleared the examinations yet were not happy with the imprints acquired, likewise connected for re-check. Janardhan Reddy said they were all the while accepting applications. 

He guaranteed the student that the whole procedure would be finished before the Advanced Supplementary examinations starting May 16. 

BIE Secretary Ashok said that each middle was taking care of 70,000 to 120,000 answersheets. The Board would discharge a day by day release on the status of re-check. He said the labor and material were set up at all the places for the smooth lead of the procedure. 

Be that as it may, dissents by student , guardians and student bodies proceeded at the BIE office. The student and guardians criticized the mentality of the police who were not enabling them passage to the Board office. They grumbled about absence of data about the re-check process, prompting perplexity. 

The student additionally requested straightforwardness in the whole procedure to clear their questions. They looked with the expectation of complimentary re-check for every one of the student. "For what reason should we pay expense for the bumbles submitted by them," asked an student, who cleared the test yet was discontent with the imprints given to him. 

The student gatherings and the resistance groups have requested Rs 25 lakh as remuneration for each student family who took their lives. 

On Friday, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Telangana government, looking for a point by point report on the goof-ups by the Board. 

Taking suo motu cognisance of the media writes about student suicides, the Commission looked for an itemized report in the issue inside about a month, including move made against the liable and help, assuming any, gave to the wronged families.