Goa Board to Allow Class IX & XI Students for June Supplementary Exams
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NEW DELHI, June 24: The Executive Council of Goa Board announced that students who have failed even in all the subjects in Class IX and XI will be allowed to appear in June Supplementary exams from the academic year 2020-21. Until now, the Goa Board Supplementary Exams were only given by the ones who failed in one or two subjects.
Students to note that they will be allowed to appear for their board exams even if they fail in more than two subjects in IX or XI standard.
Ramkrishna Samant, Goa Board’s Chairman, said: “The EC has approved the proposal of allowing students detained in Class IX and XI to appear for the supplementary exam even if they fail in more than two subjects. Those students who fail again will be allowed to keep terms in Class X and XII. These students will be given additional examinations while studying in Class X and XII and will also be allowed to appear for the Class X and XII board exams”
Candidates to know that their results will be on hold until one clear the board exams within two years, Samant said.
The board will implement this decision from the academic year 2020-21. Students will be promoted to higher classes even if they fail at the supplementary exam. However, they will be given further tests in order to allow them to clear the previous exams.
This initiative by the Goa Board is undertaken to save the academic year of the students who fail in the exams and help them cope up with the same subsequently.
The Executive Council of Goa Board has also decided on Friday to introduce subjects such as Astronomy and Biotechnology as optional ones for class IX and XI.