Bhubaneswar: As a reform measure in the Plus II level, the Odisha government asked all Higher Secondary Schools in the State to conduct annual examination for Class XI as per uniform calendar.
In a letter, the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education today asked the Principals of Higher Secondary Schools to hold annual examination for Class XI students in the second fortnight of February of the academic year. The examination will be done in the CHSE (Odisha) pattern covering full course of class -XI.
The Directorate of Higher Secondary Education has allowed the Higher Secondary Schools to prepare question paper on their own for the Class XI annual examination, evaluate the answer scripts and prepare the tabulation register in excel format.
The letter further read the Higher Secondary Schools will have to send the tabulation excel sheet to DHSE (Odisha) in [email protected] “After getting clearance from DHSE the students who have passed the annual examination shall be promoted to Class XII,” it mentioned.
The Higher Secondary Schools will conduct summer remedial classes for the students who could not secure 33% pass marks in the annual examination of Class XI. This apart, another exam will be held for promotion of such students to Class XII before the next academic session. This order will take effect from this academic year, the letter stated.
Also, the DHSE asked Principals of the Higher Secondary Schools to take preparatory steps for the smooth conduct of annual examination for Class XI students.