'Govt Mulling Various Relaxations'

SRINAGAR:Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar today said the government is considering various options for easing the burden of students who are going to appear in the forthcoming secondary and higher secondary examinations.

A delegation of students including representatives of Students Welfare Association Tuesday called on the Education Minister Naeem Akhtar and apprised him of the problems faced by the student community.

The Minister assured the students that the government is well aware of the hardships faced by the student community. He told the students that examinations are being conducted for their own good, so that their academic year is not lost and they get maximum time for preparing for future competitive examinations.

The Minister said that government is exploring various options to provide some sort of relaxation to students. He said that it can be introduction of more choices in question papers, reduction in syllabus or other such options. The decision in this regard will be soon announced, he said.

The Minister advised the students to prepare for the forthcoming examinations and put in their best efforts in it.

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