Board Exams

Board Exams Kicks Off for JKBOSE: Stone Pelting Reported at Centres

The Class 10 board exams begins today in around 550 examination centres in the state

The Class 12 board exams in Kashmir started yesterday, with an estimated 95 per cent students appearing in 480 centres in the state. As per the report, out of 33,774 students, 32,054 sat for the exams.

On day one, the chemistry paper was held under the science stream; Arabic, Persian and economics papers under the Arts stream; and entrepreneurship and economics papers were held under the commerce stream.
Though there was a tight security in the exam centres, a few incidents of stone pelting were reported from some centres.

Some views:
*Earlier, the government had declared a 50 per cent relaxation in the syllabus. A student (name undisclosed) of Shri Pratap Higher Secondary School told India Today, “The paper was easy and the questions were mainly theoretical.”

*As there was a threat from separatists, concerned parents came to the examination centres with their wards. The father of one student said, “We cannot depend entirely on the security forces, as if anything happened, it will be our loss and no one will take responsibility for that.”

Incidents of stone pelting were reported
According to Police sources, stone pelting were reported from centres at Pehnoo Shopian, Tahab Pulwama and Rohama and Botengoo in Sopore.

Class 10 board exams to start today
The Class 10 board exams begins today and exams will be held at around 550 examination centres in the state.

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