SC notices on SLC exam

Kathmandu, July 27:

The Supreme Court (SC) today issued show cause notices to government authorities demanding the reason about time management of the supplementary test of the School Leaving Certificate and the system of re-totalling.

A single bench of Justice Tahir Ali Ansari issued the notices following today’s hearing. The bench has given a 15-day time frame to the defendants — the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Sports, the Department of Education, the Secondary Education Examination Board, the Examination Controller’s Office and the Examination Controller — to submit their affidavits in the Supreme Court about the policy regarding the SLC examination.

A group of lawyers Subhash Paudel, Tikaram Rijal and Bhesh Raj Adhikary has jointly filed a writ petition at the SC demanding mandamus order to make an effective system on rechecking of copies.