Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) v. Aditya Bandopadhyay & Ors (2011): Student can access answer scripts under RTI Act.

CaseCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) v. Aditya Bandopadhyay & Ors, (2011) 8 SCC 497
CourtBefore the Supreme Court of India
BenchR.V. Raveendran, A.K. Patnaik
Author of the JudgementR.V. Raveendran
Date of Judgement9th August 2011
AbstractIn the present case, the main issue was whether a party is eligible to access his answer book for the purpose of revaluation and inspection under the Right To Information Act. The Honourable Supreme Court has held that the examinee has right to access those scripts provided that the request is made during a reasonable time in which the authorities are expected to retain the answer scripts.
Author of BriefBrijesh K. Patel, Student at Gujarat National Law University.
KeywordsRight To Information Act, Revaluation, Inspection, Fiduciary Relationship.

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