The Higher Secondary Part-II (Class 12th) Annual/Regular, 2020 Examination commenced today from 12-11-2020 across the valley as well as in the Winter Zone areas of Jammu Division, under the guidance and overall supervision of the Chairman, BOSE, Prof. Veena Pandita.
The Secretary, JKBOSE Ms. Manisha Sareen (KAS) along with Joint Secretary, Examinations visited the examination centres constituted at Srinagar and its peripheries.
JK BOSE claimed that the examination was conducted smoothly with almost full attendance and Covid-19 SOPs were followed by the supervisory staff with the co-operation of the school management where the examination centres were set up. The candidates were briefed about the concessions granted in the examination, i.e., they had to attempt only 60 marks out of 100 marks.
It is pertinent to mention here that this year, one supervisor for 20 students was appointed instead of 30 students, so as to follow the social distancing norm. Pertinent to mention that 58514 candidates are appearing in the Class 12th examination through Kashmir Division for which 626 centres have been constituted whereas from Winter Zone areas of Jammu division 15055 candidates are appearing in 188 centres.
The Secretary, JKBOSE during her inspection instructed the supervisory staff and school managements to facilitate the examinees in the best possible way keeping in view the pandemic and sanctity of the examination. Further the Heads of the Institutions were impressed to ensure proper heating and lighting arrangements in the Examination halls.
Board appreciated the support from all the concerned departments viz. School Education Department, DSEK, Civil and Police Administration for smooth, fair and hassle-free conduct of the examination. (CNS)
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