Students accuse authorities of forcing them to appear as private candidates
SRINAGAR: In a clear violation of the recent government order, where the Government instructed that no student should be forced to appear in 10th and 12th Board of School Education (BOSE) annual examination as a private student on basis of his unsatisfactory performance in golden tests, a government school in the summer Capital Srinagar has barred 18 students from appearing as regular students in upcoming 10th class annual examination on the basis of their performance in Golden Test.
Students from Government High School Bagh-i-Dedmari Shuglipora Noor Bagh along with their parents Wednesday appeared in Press Enclave Srinagar and alleged that school authorities have asked them to appear as private students in the upcoming class 10th annual examination. Out of 22 students only 4 students have been allowed to appear as regular students while rest have been asked to prepare for the examination privately. We have been directed not to attend the school, the group of students said.
They said that earlier they were informed that the school head took this decision after observing their unsatisfactory performance in the golden test. When we reminded them about the recent government order, they changed their tone and gave shortage in attendance as the pretext.
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