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Examining the Examination System
J. V. Deshpande
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 39, No. 16 (Apr. 17-23, 2004), pp. 1563-1565
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4414889
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The present exam system is essentially atrophied and unless it is drastically revised, scandals about the exams are bound to crop up regularly. The academic community has to address three issues at least: how to make the present student-teacher ratio less skewed than it is today; how to reduce the over-centralisation that has become chronic, and to dispassionately consider the current practices for preserving confidentiality and for maintaining uniformity of standards.
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