Goa board says Class 9, 11 exams to be carried out in faculties by 24 April


In a round, the board stated the exams for courses 9 and 11 must be held in order that faculties can present infrastructure and manpower for the conduct of the board exams, that are slated to start from 26 April

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Panaji: The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has requested all its faculties within the state to conduct examinations for Classes 9 and 11 college students by calling them to the academic establishments.

In a round dated 8 January, the board’s secretary, Geraldina L Mendes, has stated all of the exams for Classes 9 and 11 shall be completed by April 24, 2021, to allow faculties to offer infrastructure and manpower for the conduct of the board exams, that are going to start out from 26 April.

Schools for Classes 10 and 12 in Goa reopened in November final 12 months, after being shut for almost eight months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, whereas courses for all different requirements are presently being carried out on-line.

“In view of the prevailing pandemic situation and availability of limited number of instructional and working days, the schools are hereby requested to conduct examination, that is theory and pratical for Classes ninth and eleventh for the academic year 2020-21 by calling students to the schools,” the round reads.

The board has given liberty to the colleges to conduct the exams as per their comfort.

“Those schools which have already conducted the first mid-term and first term exams need not conduct it again,” the round reads.

The faculties are additionally given liberty to set the papers of the primary and second phrases will full weightage or with 50 p.c weightage, after which convert it into full weightage.

The round has stated faculties can set their very own papers as per the protection of the portion.

The state board has already introduced that 30 p.c of the syllabus could be decreased for the present tutorial 12 months.

Till Saturday, Goa reported a complete of 51,790 circumstances of coronavirus and 746 deaths because of the an infection, as per official figures.

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