The Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exams in Karnataka shall be held from June 14, (*14*) Minister S Suresh Kumar mentioned on Thursday. The examination shall be carried out until January 25. The state authorities has determined to maintain full-day courses for college kids of sophistication 9, 10, and first and second yr Pre-University throughout the state from February 1, the minister mentioned .
The choice was taken in session with the state Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19, protecting in thoughts the well being and academic way forward for the scholars, primarily based on the expertise now we have gained to date.
“We held a discussion with the Health Minister (K Sudhakar) and COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee members… at the meeting it was decided to start full day classes for class 9, 10, first and second year PUC (class 11 and 12) students from February 1,” Suresh Kumar mentioned.
Speaking to reporters right here, he mentioned, the Vidyagama programme, which allows continued education for college kids from courses six to eight, will proceed as it’s.
A call on beginning courses for the opposite college students could be taken after observing the current arrange until the second week of subsequent month, he added.
The faculties and PUC schools have been shut due to COVID-19 pandemic since early final yr. The authorities had reopened them for sophistication 10 and second yr PUC (class 12) college students, together with Vidyagama programme for college kids from requirements six to 9, from January 1 with the colleges functioning for half day.
The division has mentioned offline or on-line courses will proceed as per alternative of scholars and oldsters, and the attendance was not obligatory. Kumar mentioned they observed curiosity amongst college students in studying and so they have been preferring common courses. Also, there had been demand from mother and father and School Development and Monitoring Committees (SDMCs) to have continued courses.
On a median 75 per cent attendance had been reported in second PUC courses, whereas it was 70 per cent in school 10, he mentioned, including Vidyagama courses recorded 45 per cent attendance.
Classes have been being held as per the standing working process that was prescribed by the technical advisory committee and to date there was no experiences of huge scale an infection amongst college students and academics.