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Srinagar: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have said that annual examination for 10th, 11th and 12th will be held in month of November 2020.

In a notification issued by Director Academics Dr Farooq Ahmad Peer has said that there will be 30 percent syllabus relaxation in annual examinations of 10th, 11th and 12th classes which is scheduled to be held in November 2020.

“It is notified for infomation of all the concemed that, in view of prevailing Covid-19 Pandemic, the following concession shall be awarded to the students of classes 10th, 11th and 12 Annual, Regular appearing in the forthcoming Examinations likely to be held in the month of November 2020 in Kashmir Division and Winter Zone areas of Jammu Division while in March 2021 for Summer Zone Areas of Jammu Division, as onetime measure, reads an official order while adding that the students appearing in these examinations shall have to attempt only 70% marks from the question papers which shall be treated as 100% at the time of evaluation and he score of students attempting less than 70% from the question paper shall be raise proportionately.

The students should note that question papers will be set from the entire syllabus
prescribed for the session, the order adds.

While mentioning that however, as the student has to attempt only 70% questions instead
of attempting all the questions, thus, there is resultant concession of 30%

“Explanation: For students appearing in subjects having to practical courses, the
question paper is of 100 marks and the student has to attempt questions with a total of 70 marks, it adds,while mentioning that however, for all such subjects which have both theory and practical components the concession will apply to theory part only. eg in Physics, Chemistry and Biology that have a practical componcnt of 30 marks and theory question paper of 70 marks, the students shall

attempt 49 marks (06 of 70 marks only), which will be raised to 100% ie. 70 marks.

“For other papers having different marks scheme for theory papers the student shall have to attempt 70 of marks allotted to the theory paper and or further clarification, queries can be mailed to [email protected], It mentions

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