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SSUM and MPSTTA obstruct TET supplementary mark sheet distribution function; locks Council Office

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Socialist Students’ Union of Manipur (SSUM) and All Manipur Pre-Service Trained Teachers Association (DIET) (MPSTTA) has obstructed mark sheet distribution of the TET supplementary examination conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education Manipur on the ground that the examination has violated the norms provided by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE).
Large number of volunteers of SSUM and MPSTTA today gherao in front of the Council office and after obstructing the certificate distribution programme the volunteers locked the office of the Council at around 1,30 pm today.
Speaking to media persons, General Secretary of MPSTTA L Balittombi said that in the recently concluded supplementary TET exam held on August 29, a candidate was found scoring a total mark of 104 when the full mark is 90 only.
He further added that the TET examination which was conducted on April 2013 has violated the rules and regulations of the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE). According the NCTE the TET examination should have 5 sections of 30 marks each and should have 30 questions, the norm of the examination would be Multiple choice. However, 2013 TET examination had only 3 section  and the norm of examination is writing instead of multiple choose and based on mainly Manipur literature.
Publicity secretary of SSUM, Naorem Tanoranjan said that the organisation has been supporting the Meitei Mayek movement however would not accept any foul play.
SSUM and MPSTTA  had appealed to the state government to conduct the examination as  according to the NCTE guideline but as the concern government authority failed to follow the demand the two bodies has not left with any other choice but to shut the office of the Council office.
Tanoranjan further appealed the concern authority to re conduct the examination.

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