Jammu and Kashmir government brings back board exams for Class XI children from this year
NEW DELHI: Government of Jammu and Kashmir is planning to reintroduce board exams for class 11 from the starting of the new session this year. The decision was made public by the Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Minister for Education.
He also said, “The education regulatory mechanism would be strengthened to keep check on the functioning of private educational institutions within Jammu and Kashmir and those offering courses for elsewhere in the country through advertisements.”
The minister gave out the information while video conferencing with some students after introducing Knowledge Network Hub of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE). With this process, students will be able to get access to books and will also be able to attend lecturers of experts holding national reputation in the particular subject in just one click.He also said that the education department will prepare data and get the affiliation status and requirements of all educational institution present in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
“It will be made mandatory for the outside colleges, universities and any other professional institutions to register itself with the Education department before inviting admissions from the state,” the minister informed.
The step was taken to save children from getting into the trap of fraud institutions. It will also help government to keep a tab on the working of private schools that are affiliated with various boards.
“The department would send the list to the Central Board of School Education and other boards of those schools which have not renewed their affiliation and will also conduct thorough scrutiny to assess the working of each school and its affiliation status” the Minister asserted.
sources : The Times Of India