Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) will not conduct special examination for the students of the academic year 2019-20 in state affiliated government and private schools. On the basis of this year's annual examination, the council had announced to hold a special examination giving the candidates declared unsuccessful one more chance, for which the students had also filled the examination form. However, the Chief Minister of the state has approved on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, according to media reports, on a proposal from the Department of School Education and Safety. According to this proposal, candidates declared unsuccessful in the annual examination for the year 2020 are to be passed, giving 20% additional grace marks.
More than 42 thousand fail
The board examinations of class VIII were conducted by JAC during the month of January this year. 5,14,639 candidates had filled the forms for the examination, but only 5,03,862 candidates appeared in the examinations, while 10,777 students did not appear for the examination. The results of the examinations were announced on 4 June 2020 and a total of 4,61,538 candidates were successful, while 42,324 candidates were declared unsuccessful. Special examination was to be conducted to give these candidates the opportunity again. However, the examinations could not be conducted due to the epidemic. After this, the state government has approved the proposal not to conduct special examination on Wednesday and to give 20% grace marks to the candidates.
Let us know that the board examinations of Jharkhand Board of VIII are of 250 marks and for passing, it is mandatory to get 33 percent i.e. 32 marks. After the state government approves the proposal of the Education Department, the number of successful candidates will increase. Revisions for the board exams of Class VIII will be released soon by the Council and all students in Class IX will be registered online simultaneously.