PRAYAGRAJ, Jan. 15 -- The Allahabad high court recently held that in matters of re-evaluation of answer sheets of specialised subject of an academic course, re-evaluation of marks by experts should be trusted and a court cannot convert itself into an expert to sit over the judgment of the examiners, which is expressed in their award. The court further held that successive re-evaluation cannot be permitted in absence of any rule permitting the same.

Justice JJ Munir passed the order while dismissing a petition filed by Vishva Vaibhav, a student of the Bachelor of Dental Surgery Course at the KD Dental College and Hospital, Mathura.

The petitioner's plea was that he had performed very well in the academic curriculum. He appeared in the fina...