Shillong: With just a day left for the results of the Class XII exams conducted by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) to be announced, the education department on Wednesday issued directions to the educational institutions concerning admission of students.
In a statement, principal secretary of education DP Wahlang stated that it has been brought to light that some private institutions have already started issuing admission forms physically to students without taking cognizance of the prevailing situation and in violation of the health protocols as issued by Central and state governments from time to time.
The educational institutions will have to follow the directives given below:
- Admission forms for students are to be issued online only and free of cost.
- (i) Submission of application forms: The submission of forms may be limited to 200 numbers per day for which collection desks are to be operated at 5(five) different locations in the college, limiting number of students submitting the forms to a maximum of 40 (forty) per desks. In the event of shortage of office staff for the admission process, the services of teachers and supporting staffs are to be requisitioned for smooth speedy and efficient handling of admission process.
(ii) Education Department will further issue suitable advisories from time to time on the matter after due consultations with the head of Institutions. For the present, only those forms marked for submission on a particular day are to be entertained. It must also be ensured that only one person (either the student or his/her representative) is allowed to enter the institution premises.
(iii) In order to maintain social distancing in the premises, markings are to be done at appropriate places at an interval of 1.5 meters on the floor/ground.
(iv) No person is to be allowed to enter the institution premises without wearing a mask/face cover.
(v) Thermal screening of students/their representatives are to be done at the entrance and persons without any symptoms only be allowed to enter.
(vi) Hand sanitizers/hand washing arrangement with soap and water are to be placed at the entrance to the premises and it is also to be ensured that every person washes/sanitises his/her hands thoroughly prior to entering the institution premises.
(vii) Mobile numbers and E-mail ids of all the applicants are to be retained by the institution authorities for conveying information on selection or otherwise of the applicant and no notice in this regard should be displayed in the college notice board.
(viii) In order to avoid overcrowding and maintaining social distance near the entrance of the institution the authorities of the institution are to seek prior assistance from District Administration giving full details of schedule of admission process.
(ix) The final list of selected students should be displayed on the Institutions website.
The result of the HSSLC Examination 2020 (Science, Commerce and Vocational) Streams, conducted by the Meghalaya Board of School Education,Tura will be declared on July 9,2020.