Examination Reforms

Policies, Innovations and Applications

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ISBN : 8130702673

 

Author : B. Bhushan

 

Pages : 450 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 2006

 

Binding : Paperback

 

Publisher : Indigo Books

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Indian examination system is in a quandary. Many maladies have vitiated it. Experts, teachers, students and scholars – all agree that it needs to be overhauled. Concerted efforts by the Government of India and the UGC, have defined significant change. Complaints of cribbing, cheating, mass copying and of discrepancies in the marking of the examiners are not uncommon. New policy on Education (1992) envisages certain strategies to reform examination system. It is a happy augury that in the light of the new policy on education, the present volume brings out and illustrates in a perspicuous and unique style the policies and innovations for improving and reforming the present defective system of examination. A systematic methodology has been developed for understanding and solving the complex problem of measuring the abilities of the examinees. Some of the experimentally verified innovations could go a long way to improve the examinations in the institutions of higher learning. The vivid description of the dynamics of examination and research experiments in the area has come out with insightful and compatible models for removing the discrepancies existing in the examinations at the university level. The book is unique and thought provoking and would prove helpful to the teachers, parents, policy planners and schola It would help the Indian universities to formulate broad based policies on examinations for the 21st century. It has functional relevance to the examination committees which are formulating the policies related to examination reform in various universities.

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