Class 8, 9 exams begin in Kashmir

Class 8, 9 exams begin in Kashmir

1, 37, 481 students appearing in exams conducted by SIE Srinagar: More than one lakh students are appearing in the class 8th and 9th examinations that began Thursday in Kashmir division. A statement issued by Education department said that a total of 1, 37, 481 students from government and private schools are appearing in the […]

JKBOSE, IUST postpone exams

JKBOSE, IUST postpone exams

SRINAGAR: The J&K Board of School Education has postponed examinations scheduled on Monday. JKBOSE chairperson Veena Pandita said the examination scheduled on October 22, Monday, stand postponed and fresh examination dates will be announced later. Meanwhile, a statement issued by the Controller of Examinations, University Of Kashmir, said the examination of the papers of BG […]

Monitoring of Annual Hr Sec Exams: PSC lecturers’ forum aghast over deployment of officials from other deptts

Monitoring of Annual Hr Sec Exams: PSC lecturers’ forum aghast over deployment of officials from other deptts

Srinagar: All Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission Lectures Association has taken strong exception to the government order assigning the officials from other departments to monitor and supervise the annual regular higher secondary examinations scheduled from October 22 (today). The association has threatened to boycott conducting all examinations if the order is not revoked. The […]

On Exam Phobia and the Confusion in Students’ Minds

On Exam Phobia and the Confusion in Students’ Minds

SOBIA KHATOON A few days ago, on my way to school, I noticed a group of students who were protesting against the decision of JK BOSE to conduct board exams for the students of the eleventh standard. I was stunned to find that they were the same boys who were, just a month ago, bunking […]

KU undergrad students with disputed results fear losing year as PG admissions close in

KU undergrad students with disputed results fear losing year as PG admissions close in

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Several students seeking re-evaluation of their final semester undergraduate papers because of “faulty evaluation” by the University of Kashmir are staring at potential loss of academic year. The final semester (clubbed 5th and 6th semester) students were earlier allowed to appear in the postgraduate entrance examinations provisionally by the university, but for […]

‘Not in larger public interest’: JKBOSE refuses reply to RTI application on awarding of grace marks in classes 10 and 12

‘Not in larger public interest’: JKBOSE refuses reply to RTI application on awarding of grace marks in classes 10 and 12

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: The J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has denied information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act on ‘grace marks’ awarded to candidates taking the Class 10 and 12 annual examinations over the years, giving rise to speculation about the board possibly ‘manipulating’ and ‘inflating’ the annual examination results. Gulzar Ahmad Wani, […]

Conducting class 11 exam through Board in larger interest of students: DSEK

Conducting class 11 exam through Board in larger interest of students: DSEK

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo Sunday said the decision to hold Class 11th examinations through J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has been taken in the larger academic interest of the students so that they are well prepared for Class 12th and professional competitive examinations. The Director Education said that […]

11th class students demand deferment of annual exams

11th class students demand deferment of annual exams

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The 11th class students from various institutions on Saturday staged a protest demonstration here demanding deferment of exams till Mid-November. Scores of students assembled here in press enclave and chanted slogans against J&K State Board of School Education (JKBOSE). They also held banners ‘We Want Justice’ and ‘Defer Our Exams’. “We have […]