SRINAGAR — Ending uncertainty on the issue, the government on Friday ordered that all elementary class examinations will be held in March next year.
In 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 the same has now ended.
“In continuation to Government Order No. 2074-JK(Edu) of 2022; Dated: 31.08.2022, 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.
The order said, “It is further ordered that new admissions shall commence from the month of March of the calendar year.”
The announcement comes a day after the Director of School Education Kashmir, Dr Tassaduq Hussain told the news agency GNS that the decision in this regard will be announced within two days.