The Karnataka authorities has determined to cancel the category 12 exams or second-year Pre-College School (PUC) exams, nonetheless, the state will go forward with class 10 exams. Contemplating the COVID-19 scenario, Training Minister Suresh Kumar knowledgeable the media that SSC exams will solely multiple-choice kind questions (MCQs).
Karnataka SSLC exams had been scheduled to held from June 21 to July 5, nonetheless, now their exams will likely be accomplished inside two days.
For SSC, over 8.75 lakh college students will take exams in over 6000 facilities. The variety of examination facilities has virtually doubled from final yr. To make sure social distancing, now just one scholar will sit on every desk.
Karnataka PUC-II college students will likely be given grades as a substitute of marks. The grades will likely be determined primarily based on their previous yr’s efficiency. “We’ll grade college students of sophistication 12 primarily based on the efficiency in final yr’s first-year pre-university examination. All college students had written the category 11 examination which was a district-level examination final yr. If there are kids who’re sad with their grades, we are going to think about holding exams for them, ” Suresh Kumar stated.
Most of the states as well as both central boards — CBSE and CISCE — have canceled both the class 10 and 12 board exams.