Leaders who heading violence have sent their children for continuous studies outside J&K:Peerzada
This was stated by the Minister for School Education, Peerzada Mohammad Sayed while addressing a press conference here today. Commissioner Secretary, Miss Naseem Lanker, was also present on the occasion.
He said majority of the people and parents of students and entire civil society is of unanimous opinion that particularly academic career of students should not be wasted and Education Department fully endorses this unanimous view of the people with full determination.
Regarding the availability of transport for the convenience of teachers and students, the Minister said that additional buses have been pressed into service on various routes in
Peerzada said those leaders whose name have already been identified by one news channel and send their own children outside the State for higher studies should have mercy on the lakhs of students who have to now appear in examination and do not instigate any person to create any violence .Majority of people are also watching as well .
Replying to a question, Peerzada acknowledged that some affluent families have sent their children outside the State while one local school has sent 12th class batch for studies outside the State. He said “we owe responsibility of 11 lakh students of
The Minister appreciated Central Government for announcing Rs.100 crore education package which would help further strengthen education scenario in the State particularly in the Valley. He said,
While replying to another question, he reiterated that 90 percent schools remained functional in rural areas but in
In individual cases also, the Minister said if any particular student is not able to attend the examination. His re-examination application will be considered positively on merits basis.
Regarding the examination schedule, Peerzada Mohammad Sayed said that the 3rd and 5th primary examinations would be conducted on cluster and zonal bases, while 8th class examinations is scheduled to be held from October 20, 2010 for one lakh students of the Valley.
Similarly, Board of School Education has also issued examination calendar for 9th 10th 11th and 12th classes also. As such 9th class exams are scheduled to be held from October 14th to November 6th, 2010, 10th regular classes from October 25th to November 15, 11th regular from November 1st to November 29 and 12th regular from October 2 to December 5.
He said 10th class private exams are being conducted from October 27th to December 14 and 12th private from September 13 to October 31.
The Board of School Education has set up 520 examination centres for 88, 895 secondary class regular candidates, while as 435 examination centres have been set up for 47,000 candidates of 12th class.
The Board has also finalized the arrangements for conducting examination of private students of 10th and 12th classes for which 700 centres and 280 centres have been set up respectively for the convenience of the students in which one lakh children are appearing in 10th class while 55,000 are appearing in 12th class examination, he added.
Regarding practical exams, the Minister said that the 10th class practical exams would start from October 14 and 12th class practical exams from October 18, 2010 in their respective schools.
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