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Srinagar, Oct 7: Ending uncertainty on the issue, the government on Friday ordered that all elementary class examinations will be held in March next year, reported Srinagar based news agency GNS.
According to the report, On early September this year, the authorities had announced that the Classes 10 and 12 board examinations conducted by the J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) in Kashmir from this academic session shall be conducted along with the Jammu division in March instead of October-November to have a “uniform academic calendar.” However there was uncertainty if all other exams will also be held in March and same has now ended.
“In continuation to Government Order No. 2074-JK(Edu) of 2022 dated ‘I 08.2022, sanction is hereby accorded to the implementation of Uniform Academic Calendar including conduct of annual examinations in March-April session for classes upto 9 standard in all the Government and Government recognized Private Schools of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir,” reads an order by Principal Secretary to the Government, School Education department, a copy of which lies with GNS.
“It is further ordered that new admissions shall commence from the month of March of the calendar year.”
The announcement comes a day after Director School Education Kashmir Dr Tassaduq Hussain told GNS that the decision in this regard will be announced within two days.—(GNS)