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Candidate obtains more than 100 marks in Indian Railways exam, score goes viral

Viral Claim: A tweet is going viral regarding the Indian Railways, after a candidate got more than 100 marks, Railway Ministry clarifies it is normal. However it said that the tweet is morphed.

Facts Check: Fake

Viral News in Social Media Twitter / Facebook / WhatsApp / Others Examples:

Dear sir this is humble request that 4th march Railway group d result has been declared. Its totally scam and fraud in ONLINE EXAM ,please raise up this query for all candidates. Total Exam mark 100 but candidate obtained 354

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Facts Check Analysis The Indian Railway clarified on the Level-1 Railway Recruitment Board exams saying

A candidate score sheet with very high score is being made viral. Please note that this score sheet is morphed. The correct score sheet is given below. Please don’t be misguided by unscrupulous elements. Indian Railways Recruitment system is fair and transparent.

The Railways found that score sheet of a candidate of a group-D exam, which was viral, showing the student scored 102, 109, 130, 148, 354 marks out of 100 in different sections of the test. It said that the scorecard was morphed.

 

SOME FACTS AGAINST MISINFORMATION BEING CIRCULATED, IN MEDIA, ON THE METHODOLOGY OF MARKING SYSTEM FOR LEVEL 1 SELECTION TEST CONDUCTED BY INDIAN RAILWAYS.

What are Normalised marks?

Normalisation of marks means increasing and/or decreasing the marks obtained by students in different timing sessions to a certain number. Marks normalisation is a process used in most competitive exams including GATES. By that as it may, students who have scored 30 marks in session 1 because of hard level of exam will get 60 marks