Karnataka: II PUC exams cancelled, SSLC in third week of July

 Karnataka: II PUC exams cancelled, SSLC in third week of July
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Karnataka, June 04, 2021: In a major decision Karnataka government has cancelled II PU Examinations for the current year and is restricting SSLC exams for two days.

“We have decided to declare the II PUC results on the basis of their I PUC marks he said,” Education Minister Suresh Kumar told reporters.

The Department will release the guidelines in the coming days. However if a student is not satisfied with this result, he/she can appear for the exam which will be conducted after Covid wave is contained.

He also said, Students who enrolled themselves as private and repeaters can appear for the exam, which will be conducted in the coming days.

Details of SSLC exam:

Conducting examination in the usual elaborative manner during these troubled times poses lot of risk for the student community. Their lives are most precious for us and their health assumes paramount importance. However since we don’t have previous assessment models for these students, it is inevitable for us to somehow evaluate their performance and hence a most simple solution has been formulated, the minister said.

  • Question paper will  contain only multiple choice questions.
  • Answer papers will have optical mark readers.
  • Each subject will be for a maximum of 40 marks.
  • OMR based examination
  • Only one question paper containing all the three core subjects totaling 120 marks will be provided.
  • This will have Maths, Science and Social Science divided into three parts. Examination would be held for a three hour time between 10.30 and 1.30 on a designated day.
  • A three day gap between each examination would be provided.
  • Language exam: Three subjects of I, II and III languages will be parts of a question paper that totals to 120 marks. Each subject will be for 40 marks.
  • Examination pattern will be similar to all kinds of students.
  • Govt will double the examination centers this time. 3000 centeres last year would be doubled to 6000 this year. And only 100 students to each center.
  • Only 12 students per room would be accommodated and only one student per desk. At least a six feet distance will be maintained between each student.
  • Govt will allow center changes for the hostel/migrant students in the most liberal manner.
  • Govt will adhere to SOP and constant guidance from the health department in conducting these exams.
  • All teachers involved in examination work to compulsorily get vaccinated for Covid.
  • Everyone will be provided N 95 masks.
  • There won’t be supplementary exams this year.
  • The dates of examination will be declared twenty days before there the exams.
  • Grades will be awarded as A B and C based on the marks
  • Model question paper will be published on website shortly.

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