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SRINAGAR: After staying home for more than six months, the government have decided to conduct the examination of students of class 10th and 12th in the month of November.

While talking to Kashmir Life, Jammu and Kashmir board of school education (JKBOSE) chairperson Veena Pandita said that datesheet for 10 and 12th class students will be out in 8-10 days.

“The examinations of both the classes will be held from November 15 and will conclude till December 20 this year,” she said, adding that all SOP’s will be followed and will ensure the use of masks, sanitizers, hand gloves, face cover etc, so that there will be no chance of infection.

She said that there will be more examination centres to ensure social distancing and will fumigate venues.

While talking about 30 percent relaxation in syllabus she said that “We will not considered marks above 70 percent. 70 percent will be considered as 100 percent.”

She said that “Student should not waste time in attempting all questions.” However, she added that there will be no change in time duration and it will remain the same as earlier, which is 2.5 hours.

“For class 11th the decision is yet to be taken and have already written to the government in this regard but the decision is yet to be taken,” she said, adding that “Examinations will be held for all classes.”

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