The Goa Board of Secondary and Increased Secondary Schooling has requested all its colleges within the state to conduct examinations for Courses 9 and 11 college students by calling them to the tutorial establishments.
In a round dated January eight, the board’s secretary, Geraldina L Mendes, has mentioned all of the exams for Courses 9 and 11 shall be completed by April 24, 2021, to allow colleges to offer infrastructure and manpower for the conduct of the board exams, that are going to begin from April 26.
Faculties for Courses 10 and 12 in Goa reopened in November final yr, after being shut for practically eight months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, whereas courses for all different requirements are presently being carried out on-line.
“In view of the prevailing pandemic state of affairs and availability of restricted variety of tutorial and dealing days, the colleges are hereby requested to conduct examination, that’s idea and pratical for Courses ninth and eleventh for the tutorial yr 2020-21 by calling college students to the colleges,” the round reads.
The board has given liberty to the colleges to conduct the exams as per their comfort.
“These colleges which have already carried out the primary mid-term and first time period exams needn’t conduct it once more,” the round reads.
The faculties are additionally given liberty to set the papers of the primary and second phrases will full weightage or with 50 per cent weightage, after which convert it into full weightage.
The round has mentioned colleges can set their very own papers as per the protection of the portion.
The state board has already introduced that 30 per cent of the syllabus could be decreased for the present educational yr.
Until Saturday, Goa reported a complete of 51,790 circumstances of coronavirus and 746 deaths because of the an infection, as per official figures.