Supreme Court bars judiciary from rounding off marks even by 0.29%

Published On: 25 Aug 2012

 | Last Updated On: 25 Aug 2012

The Supreme Court has passed a directive that courts cannot round off an individual’s scores to make one eligible for enrollment to universities and colleges. This came after, Karnataka High Court rounded off 54.71% marks of a student to 55% to allow her to get admission in a PG course.

The court ruled that such rounding off cannot be done. Moreover, courts must abide by the eligibility criteria prescribed by the colleges for qualifying examination. Any violation or tampering will be an injustice to other students.

The eligibility condition mentioned for achieving admission to the PG course was 55% aggregate marks. The candidate with 54.71% marks requested the Indian Nursing Council to issue an eligibility certificate to her by rounding off her average marks to 55%.

Though the apex court did not withdraw her admission into the institute based on the HC order, it claimed that no law or a statute formed thereunder was presented to the court which allows the HC to round off the eligibility criteria given for qualifying exam for enrollment to PG course in MSc (Nursing).

Source: Times of India

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