Results withheld due to lockdown, Punjab Board asks schools to go for provisional admission in Class 6, 9


By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: April 23, 2020 8:52:35 am

Punjab board class 6, 9 admission The Punjab authorities has determined to promote college students of sophistication 5, Eight on the premise of examinations performed. Representational picture/ file

As outcomes have been withheld due to the lockdown, the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has allowed schools to go for provisional admission in lessons 6 and 9. The choice was taken following representations from numerous college authorities relating to admissions in lessons 6 and 9, amid dilemma relating to the declaration of outcomes as examinations for lessons 5 and eight are but to be concluded.

“It has been clarified by the board that though the board has taken some decision with regard to class 5 examinations as two of the papers could not be conducted and results shall be declared based on the performance of the students in the remaining three papers, however the formal declaration of results is likely to take more time,” the round talked about.

Keeping in this view, the scholars of sophistication 5 who had appeared in the examination could also be admitted in class 6 provisionally, the PSEB round learn. Similarly, the board has additionally requested schools to provisionally admit college students in class 9.

Meanwhile, the Punjab government has decided to promote students of sophistication 5 and eight on the premise of examinations performed.

The class 5 examination is remaining with two papers, whereas practicals for class Eight are pending. “The cabinet minister said that PSEB has conducted three examinations of class 5 before imposition of curfew and now the cabinet has decided to cancel the remaining two papers. He added that in the case of class 8, the practical examinations were pending but now the board would declare the results without conducting any further examinations for both the classes,” learn the official launch.

The summer season holidays for each the federal government, and personal schools in the state can even be introduced forward. The summer season holidays will now be from April 11 to May 10, 2020.

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