September 22, 2021 10:34 pm

Board Announces Mass Promotion For Class-XI Students

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Wednesday announced mass promotion of all the candidates of annual, bi-annual private examination of 11th standard to next level on the analogy of previous year's result declared during the COVID-19.

“In order to save the academic year of all those candidates appearing in the higher secondary part-I (Class XI), annual, private and bi-annual 2020-2021examination, Kashmir Division, scheduled to be held from 23 September 2021 shall be promoted to next higher class (Class 12th) on the analogy of previous year's result declared during the COVID-19,” reads a notification issued by Director Academic, Farooq Ahmed Peer on Wednesday.

It adds that the decision has been taken due to the paucity of time left for conducting forthcoming Annual (Regular) examinations in Kashmir Division/ winter zone areas of Jammu division.

The notification further reads that the candidates promoted shall be allowed to appear in the forthcoming class 12th annual regular 2021 examination in Kashmir division and Winter Zone areas of Jammu Division, subject to the condition that they are admitted in schools and have a minimum of 66 percent (online /offline) attendance during the current academic session 2020-21, to be certified by concerned heads of the Schools or Institutions.

“The candidates who have applied for subject change, additional subject and other categories shall also be declared as pass in Class 11 in the respective subjects as one time exception, provided they have qualified the main examinations in all compulsory subjects,” the notification reads.

It further adds that the promotion of the candidates shall be subject to the condition that, if for any reason at any stage of time in future, it is found that the candidates were not eligible for appearing in 2020-21 session,

“The JKBOSE shall reserve the right to cancel their promotion without any prior notice,” the notification reads.

“The same policy shall be adopted in the forthcoming Annual (Private), Bi-Annual examination-2021, summer zone of Jammu division as well,” it adds.

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