Bhubaneswar: Odisha Secondary School Teachers’ Association popularly known as OSSTA has decided to conduct annual examination of Class 9 in the State.
As per schedule, the examination will be held from April 22 to April 24 in two sittings for six subjects. While the first sitting will be conducted from 7.00 AM till 9.00 AM, the second sitting will commence from 9.30 AM till 11.30 AM.
On April 22, the students will appear in the test for FLO (First Language Odia) and Science subjects. On April 23, the test will be held for SLE (Second Language English) and Social Science. The assessment will be made for Mathematics and Third Language on April 24.
The annual examination of Class 9 will be held as per the pattern recommended by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), informed Prakash Chandra Mohanty, General Secretary, OSSTA.
The schools those will take part in the examination can send Indent Proforma to office of the OSSTA by post or via e-mail at [email protected]
Similarly, the pre-board examination of Class 10 students is scheduled from April 5 till April 7. The exam will be held in two sittings. The first sitting will start at 7.30 AM and will continue till 9.30 AM. The second sitting of the exam will begin from 10.00 AM till 12.00 PM. While the test will be conducted for the subjects Odia and Science on first day, the test for English and Social Science will be held on second day and for Mathematics and Third Language on third day.
As many as 6,000 government and private schools will take part in the pre-board examination. The question papers will be despatched to the schools on April 3 and 4. The answers to all the questions will be available on the website of OSSTA after end of the examination. The evaluation will be completed by April 10 and guardians of the students will be informed about the scores, Mohanty said.