For the teachers too, it is a stressful period, as they value the exam papers with care and responsibility.
Sometimes the answers are downright funny and often when they can’t award marks, they can’t but admire the creativity.
But even in this high-strung phase, there are light moments, the teachers confide, as they correct the answer papers.
“Can you fault the student who read the Malayalam question and wrote prolifically on farming, the importance of nutrition of the soil and so on?” Binoj asks with a laugh.
In sociology, there was a question that required the student to define accommodation which was translated as ‘Samarasapeduka’.