The Madras High Court Bench here came down heavily on the CBSE observing that it was being autocratic in the matter related to errors in the Tamil version of this year’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
A bench of justices C.T. Selvam and A.M. Basheer Ahamed made the observation while hearing a public interest litigation filed by CPI-M leader T.K. Rangarajan, seeking award of full marks for 49 ‘erroneous’ questions in the Tamil version of the NEET.
It said that despite knowing that a PIL on the matter was filed and it was due for hearing, the CBSE had released the results.
“Why did they do so?”, the court asked.
Referring to the CBSE’s submission, the bench said, “How do you decide the right answers for the questions based on majority…