Tickets will contain students' photos, signatures and thumb impressions
Officials begin exercise to train representatives of collegesComputerised format contains code numbers, which help in easy conduct of valuation of answer scripts
VIJAYAWADA: The Board of Intermediate (BIE) has set in motion the process of providing computerised hall tickets to students appearing for annual examination. The officials say that early beginning of the process is necessitated by the fact that computerisation needs comprehensive data collection and incorporation of photos in hall tickets.
In-charge Regional Inspection Officer Y. Arjunudu says that the computerised hall tickets will help in totally eliminating the problem of impersonation. The invigilation officers will be able to verify details of every student and establish their identities with the help of computerised date. The hall tickets will contain students' photos, signatures and thumb impressions also.
As part of the process, the BIE has provided special forms to all junior colleges and the officials have begun an exercise to train representatives of colleges. Guidelines on how to fill the forms are being given to the representatives. The computerised forms will not be accepted unless full details are provided during the process.
Mr. Arjunudu says that the colleges will have to take special care in ensuring that the forms are filled properly. The last date for payment of examination fee is September 25 and the last date for submitting forms is September 28. The forms will be accepted with a fine up to October 9.
The process presently going on covers just junior Intermediate students and there are 49,000 students. The official says that computerised format contains code numbers, which help in easy conduct of valuation of answer scripts. "The coding and decoding process is very easy. Valuation becomes a smooth affair," he adds.
Moreover, the BIE is following jumbling method in providing examination halls for students appearing for the examination. Students of different colleges will sit in a single room and not students of the same college will be seated next to each other. The process is applicable to all courses offered by the BIE - MPC, BiPC, HEC and CEC.