Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) will conduct practical examinations for 12th class students in online mode. The Punjab Board had already conducted practical examinations in professional stream and NSQF subjects. The practicals for the rest of the classes could not be held due to the lockdown led by COVID-19.
It is possible that the Punjab Board may assess the students on the basis of practicals, at present, the Board has not canceled its 12th standard examination. In fact, the Punjab Board had earlier said that it is more likely to conduct Class 12 examinations, PSEB officials said, adding that the board intends to conduct examinations in only three major subjects for each stream. However, after postponing the CBSE 12 exams, it is expected that PSEB will also cancel its exams.
The PSEB also said that the examination centers would be allotted to each student within a radius of three kilometers from their respective homes. As per the previous plan, PSEB will conduct re-examination two months after the main examination. Exam updates have not been updated yet.
In a recent notice, the Controller of Examiners informed the PSEB. Instructed all the school heads attached to ensure that no examinee is deprived of these examinations. He directed the heads of the institutes to ensure strict adherence to the instructions issued by the Punjab government and the health department regarding the CIVID-19 epidemic while conducting the pilot test.
In schools affiliated to PSEB, the Punjab Board conducts examinations for classes 5, 8, 10 and 12, for the remaining board classes, the Punjab School Education Board has declared the results based on internal assessments. The final decision is left for only 12 class students. These exams are considered crucial as it is also the gateway to colleges in India and abroad.
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