Gujarat Board to conduct exams for Classes 9 to 12 from March 19


The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) Wednesday introduced that the exams of courses 9-12 for the educational session 2020-21 will begin from March 19. Instead of three examination throughout an educational session for these courses, this 12 months college students shall be taking solely two exams — the primary in March and remaining exams in June (for courses 9 and 11) and in board exams for courses 10 and 12 in May, for which the state training board had already declared the schedule.

“This year we could not take any exam due to the pandemic. But with the reopening of schools, it was decided to take two exams instead of three where one exam will be conducted in March and second or final annual exam for class 9 and 11 in June,” GSHSEB (*9*) A J Shah instructed The Indian Express.

The GSHSEB has introduced the schedule of those exams with the primary one for courses 9-12 being carried out from March 19 until 27 and annual exams for courses 9 and 11 from June 7-15.

Also, the board has directed colleges to body query papers for the primary exams solely as per its directions and format given to the colleges. “The schools will prepare question papers depending upon the curriculum covered by them and also distribution of marks should be as per the board’s directions for annual examinations. Accordingly, schools can prepare the question papers covering 70 per cent of the curriculum declared by the board,” the GSHSEB said in its round issued to all district training officers.

Further, for inside analysis of 20 marks, common marks of first and second exams are taken however this time since there are solely two exams, the marks of first examination could be thought of.

The GSHSEB to start with of this month has declared the schedule for class 10 and 12 board exams which is able to begin from May 10. (*19*) class 10 exams are scheduled between May 10 and May 20, class 12 (*12*) stream exams shall be held from May 10 to May 21.


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