Hyderabad: Due to the surge in COVID-19 instances in Telangana, the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) may not conduct intermediate practical exams this yr. The board may award marks based on the practical records submitted by the scholars.
According to a report revealed in Telangana Today, the board is contemplating this feature because the intermediate practical exams can’t be performed because of the short-term closure of academic establishments within the state.
An official of the board stated that as a number of faculties haven’t performed practical courses, BIE is planning to award marks based on college students’ records. The proposal has been despatched and the board is ready for the federal government’s nod, he added.
A senior official of the board made it clear that intermediate second yr college students won’t be promoted with out conducting the examination.
He additional stated that intermediate second yr college students can’t be promoted based on the marks they scored within the first yr. Due to the pandemic, the second yr examination may be delayed however it is going to be held, he added.
Earlier, the Telangana authorities had canceled the SSC exams that have been scheduled to be held from May 17. It had additionally determined to advertise all college students of Intermediate first yr with out conducting exams. However, intermediate second yr examinations that have been scheduled from May 1 to May 19 have been postponed.
it was knowledgeable that the division will evaluation the state of affairs within the first week of June and future dates might be introduced with no less than 15 days’ discover for inter second yr exams.
It was additionally determined that every one Intermediate second yr college students having backlogs might be given minimal passing marks for the backlogs solely.