Assam CM Sarma says No 10th class Board exam from next year

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Assam CM Sarma says No 10th class Board exam from next year

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that there will be no board exams for class 10 students from the next academic year 2024.

This decision is in line with the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.
The chief minister said that the matriculation exams will be conducted only at the school level. Additionally, a new education board will be established in the state.

Further, CM Sarma said that the employees associated with the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) will not face any job loss due to the changes.
Earlier, SEBA was responsible for the Class 10 examinations, while the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) conducted the Class 12 board examinations.
However, the Chief Minister has announced that these two state boards will be merged into a single entity. The pass and fail system will continue for class 10 students, but the board exams will be for class 12 only. Moreover, the students who joined in class 10 will no longer need to take admission in class 11 as part of the promotion process. will be continuous.
This announcement coincides with the announcement of Assam HS Result 2023. This year, a total of 4,22,174 students appeared for the Class 10 exams, with a pass percentage of 72.69 percent.

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