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MBoSE takes far reaching decisions on exams


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By Our Reporter

SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Board of School Education has decided to allow examinees to obtain a photo copy of their evaluated answer scripts of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) and Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC), examinations 2011 within a stipulated time. A release issued by MBoSE Executive Chairman, EP Kharbhih said the decision was taken with the objective of bringing more transparency and accountability, while adding that the new examination reforms were widely accepted. Altogether 158 HSSLC examinees and 118 SSLC examinees of 2011 have availed the opportunity out of which only 52 and 35 examinees respectively have applied for re-evaluation. The Board also invited constructive suggestions from students, parents, teachers and the general public.

The Board has also informed that the students who have not attended regular classes for three or more years after passing the SSLC examination or its equivalent are allowed to admit and register themselves in class XI in any institution with prior permission from the Board.

Such students are allowed to take subjects with practical component. They will have to pass the class XI promotion/internal examination conducted by the institution, to be eligible to appear at the HSSLC examination in the subsequent year under Private III category, after qualifying themselves in the selection test.

Teacher candidates who had appeared in the pre-university examination but were unsuccessful are also allowed to appear directly at the HSSLC examination without appearing for the selection test. However, it is mandatory for them to register under MBoSE but only in the Arts Stream.

Candidates whose registration has exceeded the seven year period are also allowed to appear as non-regular candidates provided they renew their registration.


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