Marks-based evaluation is failing India’s education system
| Education Jagat - 01 Jun 2018

Top-scoring students may be basking in glory in this exam results season but noted personalities say the marks-based evaluation is failing India’s education system with creativity and innovation taking a backseat. 
  Most of the schools and higher education institutions are in a race to ensure top scores and good percentages and not on producing good human resource, according to them. 
   There is shortage of high quality institutes and also not much incentives to original research, they say. Chairperson and Managing Director of leading biotech firm, Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said in an era of design thinking, data science and innovation, educational assessment must change from marks-based evaluation to IQ (intelligence quotient) and EQ (emotional quotient)-based systems. “Project-based experimental learning is essential,”. 
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