How to file RTI in SEBA Assam for Assam TET Result 2021

How to file RTI in SEBA Assam

The Honorable Supreme Court of India in its landmark judgement has allowed for the full disclosure of exam answer copies to the applicant. Evaluated answer sheet now falls under the definition of “information” under the powerful Right to Information(RTI) Act 2005.

Various Examination Conducting Bodies need to comply with this law and include provisions to provide copies to students regarding their answer-sheets, merit-lists, cutoffs and inspection of answer copies. 

If you are not happy with your Assam TET 2019 results, now You can get Copies of your Evaluated Answer Sheets of Exams like UPSC, RRB, SSC etc, and all State Government exams. In effect, all the examinations conducted by any institution in India come under RTI Act 2005.

Right to Information (RTI) is an Act of the Parliament of India to provide for setting out the practical regime of the right to information for citizens and replaces the erstwhile Freedom of information Act, 2002. Under the provisions of the Act, any citizen of India may request information from a "public authority" (a body of Government or "instrumentality of State") which is required to reply expeditiously or within thirty days. The Act also requires every public authority to computerise their records for wide dissemination and to proactively certain categories of information so that the citizens need minimum recourse to request for information formally.

How to file RTI in SEBA Assam for Assam TET Result 2019

You can get the following information by filing RTI 2005

  • Copy of evaluated OMR Answer Sheet
  • Copy of Official Answer Keys all pages in all subjects
  • Copy of Question Paper
  • Marks list of candidates

RTI - Who Can Apply

Any citizen of India who desired to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act - 2005 may make a request to the Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer, preferbly in the Application Format, in writing or through electronic means. There is no legal restriction for students below the age of 18 years. In case the applicant is minor, the guardians of the minor can also file RTI on minor’s behalf. 

RTI-Where to Submit?

The Public Authorities are required to preserve and provide this information whenever a student demands it. Public Authorities will include educational institutions, colleges and schools. All these institutions have to appoint people as Public Information Officers (PIO) or Assistant Public Information Officers (APIO). Generally the Names of PIO, APIO can be obtained from the Website of Institution.

In case their names and addresses are not available,students can send the application to PIO of any public authority(whether it is relevant or not). This authority has to transfer to the relevant authority within 5 days. 

How to File RTI for Answer Sheet?

Filing RTI for Answer Sheet or OMR Answer Sheet is quite a simple process. You need to write your application with the questions you want answered. 

Format of Application
There is no form of application for seeking information. The application can be made on plain paper. The application should, however, have the name and complete postal address of the applicant.The application can be written in English, Hindi or the official language of the state. It is always preferable to compose the language in formal and clear language.

Just Follow the Steps below:

  • Download the Sample Application Form Below.
  • Fill up the Application Form
  • Attached your payment proof (Draft/IPO/Stamp)
  • Submit the RTI Application at office.
  • You can Post the RTI Application to the Official Address.

What is the Application Procedure for requesting information?
a) Apply in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or in the official language of the area, to the PIO, specifying the particulars of the information sought for. 
b) Reason for seeking information are not required to be given; 
c) Pay fees as may be prescribed (if not belonging to the below poverty line category).

Online RTI for Answer Sheets

What is the time limit to get the information?
  • 30 days from the date of application
  • 48 hours for information concerning the life or liberty of a person 
  • 5 days shall be added to the above response time, in case the application for information is given to Assistant Public Information Officer. 
  • If the interests of a third party are involved then time limit will be 40 days (maximum period + time given to the party to make representation). 
  • Failure to provide information within the specified period is a deemed refusal

How do I pay for RTI Application?

Once you are done with addressing your application to the correct PIO/APIO and writing your questions in the correct format, you need to pay for your application. Send your application along with the fee at the designated address of the PIO/APIO. The public authority needs to reply satisfactorily Within 30 days of Receiving your Request. You also need to attach a few documents and give some details about your identity.

You need Any one of the following

Application Fee: Rs 10

Payment Mode:

  • Demand Draft
  • Stamp
  • IPO
  • By Cash

No fees will be charged from people living below the poverty line(BPL)

Documents Needed with RTI Application

  • Application Form
  • Postal Order Number.
Address for Application :

Contact Address 
Phone No: 0361-2550371
SEBA Control Room No: 1800-345-3711

Chairman Office: 0361-2550330

Communication Address:

Railway Colony Rd, Railway Colony, 
Bamunimaidan, Guwahati, Assam 781021

Download Links 

RTI Sample Application Form 

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