Even per week after the Nationwide Testing Company (NTA) introduced the end result of JEE Important, candidates proceed to allege there have been a number of technical glitches and errors within the outcomes, with many now approaching the court docket for reduction.
For the previous week, college students have additionally been taking to social media to flag complaints relating to the in a single day adjustments in ultimate scores, errors in utility numbers, and candidates being marked absent regardless of claiming to have appeared within the exams.
Amongst them is Vishal Narayan Singh, whose brother appeared for each makes an attempt of JEE Mains from a centre in Gaya, Bihar. Singh claims that after they downloaded the response sheet for the primary try, launched on July 3, the uncooked rating was 177. But on July 12, when the ultimate end result for the primary session was launched, Vishal and his brother have been shocked to seek out that the latter’s percentile was solely 58.
“When the response sheet was launched for the primary try, my brother’s uncooked rating was 177 out of 300, however when the outcomes got here lastly, his percentile was 58, which is inconceivable for the uncooked rating he acquired. If any candidate will get even 99 or 100 as their uncooked rating in any shift of JEE Mains, their percentile is sort of at all times above 87,” remarked Singh.
He stated on the time they thought these glitches wouldn’t reappear within the second session, which was due on July 24. Nevertheless, this didn’t transform the case for his brother. “My brother had tried 64 questions within the second session. When the response sheet for the second session was launched, it confirmed that my brother tried zero questions. The NTA is saying that my brother should have chosen and deselected all of the questions, however that was not the case in any respect,” he added.
On August 6, Singh went to the NTA workplace in Okhla, Delhi, along with his complaints on behalf of his brother. The NTA gave him a response sheet for the primary session, the place the uncooked rating turned out to be solely 33, drastically decrease than 177 which was the rating within the response sheet he had downloaded on July 3.
Singh has not moved court docket but however stated he has submitted each the response sheets to the NTA for re-examination and can determine the plan of action based mostly on the testing company’s response. “A seat in an IIT is invaluable. Such discrepancies will destroy my brother’s desires. However I’m simply being pushed round from NTA’s Noida workplace to Delhi workplace, to the HRD Ministry, making an attempt to combat for my brother,” he stated.
Astha Shukla, a scholar from Delhi, thought she certified for JEE Superior as her percentile was 99.9, manner above the required cutoff of 88.4. When Astha tried to register for JEE Superior on August 8, she did not register as a pop-up field stated her utility quantity and password have been invalid.
Her advocate, Kaustabh Shukla, stated Astha acquired no reduction when she approached the NTA. The engineering aspirant then filed a writ petition within the Delhi Excessive Court docket. They submitted their scorecard and all different paperwork the place Astha’s utility quantity was talked about. The NTA argued within the court docket that Astha had utilized beneath utility quantity 220310183267, totally different from utility quantity 220310182367 which Astha claimed is hers.
The NTA stated the second utility quantity belongs to another candidate. The testing company additionally stated earlier than the court docket that Astha’s scores have been 68.9 percentile in session one, and 58.8 percentile in session 2 making her ineligible for JEE Superior. It additional argued that the paperwork submitted by Astha are false and unreliable.
The Delhi Excessive Court docket, nevertheless, ordered the NTA to let Astha register for JEE Superior, whereas stating that the matter can be heard additional on August 18. “There is likely to be lakhs of scholars throughout the nation who is likely to be dealing with comparable points with the JEE Mains outcomes. We have to spotlight this on a nationwide degree,” stated Shukla.
Aditya Mittal, one other scholar, additionally filed a petition in Delhi HC, complaining that the percentile issued by the NTA modified in a single day, making him ineligible for JEE Superior. Mittal’s advocate Tanvir Ahmed Mir advised The Indian Specific, “Mittal’s reply sheet that was downloaded on August 3 confirmed that the rating was 220, however on 4th August when my shopper downloaded the reply sheet once more the rating was 147. The NTA is saying that they’ve what they’ve within the document they usually don’t have any clue how the scores turned totally different.”
The NTA had stated within the court docket that the response sheet Mittal claims to have downloaded on August 3 is a false doc. No interim reduction has been granted to Mittal by the Delhi Excessive Court docket but.
Talking to The Indian Specific, NTA officers have maintained that there are not any errors within the outcomes declared. “The response sheets being produced by college students in court docket wherein they declare to have scored increased don’t match our data. Anyway, the issues are in court docket and we’ll make clear there,” a senior NTA official stated.
Anjali, a scholar from Ghaziabad who had appeared for JEE Mains in Bal Vidya Academy, Rohini Sector 20 in Delhi, additionally claimed that she confronted a number of technical glitches throughout her second try at JEE Mains held on July 24.
“The show of the pc I used to be taking the examination on would maintain switching on and off each 5 minutes throughout the examination. I complained they usually (officers on the centre) modified my seat. However on the brand new seat, the mouse had an issue. If I selected one choice as my reply, all 4 choices would get chosen. I complained once more and talked to the invigilator of the examination. I acquired solely 5 further minutes to complete the examination, though I had wasted 20-25 minutes determining all of the technical glitches,” stated Anjali.
The hashtag #JEEMainsThirdAttemptForAll additionally trended on Twitter as lots of of customers demanded that the third spherical of JEE Mains be allowed for college students since earlier makes an attempt have been marred with technical glitches and snags that the NTA has refused to handle.
The NTA wrapped up the registration for JEE Superior on August 12, whereas the examination can be held on August 28. Round 1.6 lakh college students can be showing for the JEE Superior.