Published: 04th June 2019
College marks cards since 1990 to go online from August in Karnataka
This measure is being taken in an effort to tackle the marks card menace in the education department
Come this August, graduates of polytechnic colleges, engineering colleges and all other colleges that have been affiliated to various universities in the state, will upload their marks cards online. This move was announced by the minister of higher education, G T Deve Gowda, after a council meeting of vice-chancellors in the city was held on Monday.
Gowda ordered vice-chancellors of all universities in the state to implement this, to ensure that all those who graduated since 1990 have their marks cards go online. He said that the mark sheets will be uploaded by August, and evaluations and result declaration will be implemented from December. He said online admissions to colleges will be implemented from the next academic year.
"By the year 2020, the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) will also conduct examinations online," Gowda added.
This measure is being taken in an effort to tackle the marks card menace in the education department. "Typographical errors in results will be done away with. Apart from this, verification and attestations will also be done online for employment purpose," said Anil Kumar, Additional Cheif Secretary to Government, Department of Higher Education.
In the seamless system, Kumar said, where marks cards are produced, students will be given ID numbers, which can be used in potential workplaces. for potential employers.
National Academic Depository (NAD), on which all universities are registered, will be verifying the documents online. The online system will adopt the VTU system and will avail the services at a one-time nominal charge of Rs five lakh. Training of staff towards the implementation of the system and necessary upgradations will be done by VTU.