Maharashtra Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Varsha Gaikwad on Friday announced that the result for Class 10 students will be based on their performance in classes 9 and 10 examinations conducted by the schools.
The education Minister informed that the â€œBoard exam results for Class 10th will be based on exams conducted in Class 9th & 10th (internal marks). We will try to declare the results by the end of June. Those who aren’t satisfied with their results can write CET exams laterâ€.
The policy for scoring & tabulation of marks for Std Xth students based on school-level assessments has also been finalised after deliberations with all the stakeholders. Students will be assessed out of maximum 100 marks for each subject. Final results will be based on subject-wise marks scored by a candidate in Internal written evaluation conducted during the year (30 marks). Homework / oral exam / practical / internal assignments as per board’s policy (20 marks). final results of Std 9th (50 marks).
Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allotted will have the opportunity to appear in the next couple of examinations for improvement in scores to be conducted by the board after the conditions become more conducive to hold exams. The MSBSHSE also said that the state board examination results will be announced by June-end.
Evaluation pattern for external students, repeaters and students attempting few subjects will also be decided soon.
Optional CET will be held for admissions based on SSC syllabus for 100 marks in MCQ pattern for 2 hours. The students attempting the entrance test will be given preference for FYJC admissions and if any seats are left, then the students who did not attempt entrance test will be given a chance for admission based on Class X evaluation.
Earlier, citing the Covid-19 outburst, the Maharashtra board had canceled the Maharashtra SSC board exams 2021. The board has also postponed the Maharashtra HSC or class 12 board exam following the Covid-19 situation.
Maharashtra Government has said that free education for children till Class 12 who have lost their parents to Covid, Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed. A proposal to the Maharashtra Chief Minister was made saying that the Department of Higher and Technical Education will bear the expenses of the children till Class 12 who were orphaned by Covid.
In Maharashtra 2,290 children have either lost one or both their parents due to the coronavirus infection so far while 2,183 children lost one parent, 107 others lost both the parents during the pandemic.
The Supreme Court on Friday directed states to provide immediate relief to them. The apex court directed the district administrations across the country to immediately take care of the basic needs of children orphaned after having lost one or both parents to Covid-19, without waiting for further orders.
A vacation bench of Justices LN Rao and Aniruddha Bose also asked the district administrations to identify orphaned children and upload their data on NCPCR website by Saturday evening.