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HRD to states & CBSE: Stop spiking marks

PUBLISH DATE 7th October 2017

The HRD ministry issued an advisory on Friday to state education boards and CBSE to stop spiking marks in Class X and Class XII board exams from 2018. However, awarding “grace marks“ to students who need only a few marks to pass and the moderation policy will continue.Spiking refers to inflation of marks by boards in order to bring parity in pass percentage with respect to the previous year's statistics.