Karnataka cancels II PU exams; SSLC students to sit for two multiple-choice papers
Second pre-university students will probably be assessed on their efficiency within the first yr examination
The Karnataka Government has determined to cancel the second yr pre-university (PU) examinations. However, Class 10 (SSLC) students could have to seem for two papers that will probably be primarily based in a multiple-choice query format. At a press convention this morning, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar mentioned the SSLC examination is tentatively scheduled for the third week of July.
Earlier this week, each the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) had cancelled their respective class 12 board examinations within the wake of the second wave of COVID-19. Following this, mother and father and students in Karnataka, too, urged the federal government to take an identical resolution. Students have been frightened that if their exams weren’t cancelled, they’d be at a drawback.
Now that the II PU board examination has been cancelled, students will probably be assessed primarily based on their first-year pre-university examination marks. However, the choice to go forward with a truncated SSLC examination has students and fogeys puzzled, with many arguing that the federal government ought to cancel this too.
In case any of the II PU students are usually not glad with their scores, the division will maintain bodily examination for such candidates after the COVID-19 state of affairs eases. Even repeaters and personal candidates could have to write the examination throughout this era.
The division will problem detailed tips on how each SSLC and II PU students will probably be graded.