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School, college exams to begin by Oct end

Srinagar, Oct 9: Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for the smooth conduct of forthcoming annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th classes in Kashmir and winter zone of Jammu division.

The Advisor directed the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Chairman to work out a detailed schedule for the smooth conduct of board examinations. He emphasised the need for proper coordination between the JKBOSE authorities, police and civil administration to ensure the hassle-free examinations.


The Chairperson informed that the examinations for 10th and 12th classes are likely to start from the last week of October. The detailed instructions will be issued to the supervisory staff for collecting of necessary material related to the exams from concerned police stations in accordance with the date sheet, classes etc to avoid any kind of pilferage.

The concerned Superintendents Examination shall deposit the answer book/packets in proper seal cover with respective police stations which shall be later collected by the BOSE staff, apprised the Chairperson.

The meeting noted that Section 144 will be imposed around all examination centres and adequate deployment of police personnel shall be made to avoid public interference in order to uphold the sanctity of the examinations. The Police department shall also ensure facility of communication and transmission of urgent messages during the course of examinations.

Commissioner/Secretary School Education, Sarita Chouhan, Chairperson JKBOSE, VeenaPandita, Director School Education, Kashmir, Mohammad Younis, Director School Education, Jammu, Anuradha Gupta and other senior officers were present in the meeting.

College exams to commence from October last week

In order to save the academic year of students, Advisor to Governor, Khursheed Ahmad Ganai Wednesday impressed upon the authorities to ensure the conduct of all ensuing University examinations before the onset of winters.

The directions came during a review meeting held today with the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kashmir, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and the Secretary Higher Education Department.

During the meeting, it was noted with satisfaction that the students are regularly visiting the Colleges for collecting study material and handouts about their subject curriculum.

The Advisor instructed to impress upon all College Principals to ensure providing of study material for the uncovered portion of syllabus to the students by 15th October 2019 so as to enable them prepare for the forth coming examinations.

The University authorities assured that the pending papers of the semester-IV 2017 Batch students as well as Semester 1st (2019 batch students) shall be conducted from the last week of October 2019.  The Advisor also directed that the work on the practicals of the various Science Subjects should be prioritized and completed well before the commencement of theory examinations considering that Laboratory oriented practical work has always been an essential part of all academic transactions.

He further underlined the need of ensuring all facilitation to the students to enable them towards completing their courses within the stipulated academic calendars.

On the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner assured the University and College authorities that students shall be facilitated in all ways including transport and utilization of Internet facility at IT kiosks at offices of concerned deputy commissioners to enable them for a time bound completion of their degrees.     It was also informed that all the PG exams of the Cluster University Srinagar shall be conducted in the first week of November while as study material to all the under graduate students of the University shall be issued through the Principals of the respective constituent colleges from 15th of October 2019