Agartala: The board examinations for Class 10 and 12 students are likely to start from May 10 if the COVID-19 situation remains under control, said education minister Ratan Lal Nath.
Speaking with reporters, Nath who also attended the governing body meeting with the Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) said regular classes for the students of Class 10 and 12 has started on December 7 and would continue till March 30 next.
“We have decided to bring changes in the existing system. The pass mark in the board exam in Tripura was reduced from 33 to 30 for some unknown reason. From now on, the minimum pass number has once again been raised to 33,” Nath said.
He said the filling up of forms for secondary and higher secondary candidates will start from January 15. After completing this process, all the forms must reach the school board by January 28.
“The pre-board exam will be conducted, before which there will be regular classes till March 30. The practical class has to be completed between March 15 and March 30. The pre-board examination will be held from April 1 to April 20, the results of which will be announced on April 30,” Nath added.
The education minister made it clear that schools must send the details of the marks secured by the students in internals, assignments and weekly tests before May 8 to the board.
He said plans have been made to complete the secondary and higher secondary examinations between May 10 and June 9. However, the schedule may change depending on the CBSE, Nath opined.