HYDERABAD: Students breathed a sigh of relief with the announcement by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to lower the pass mark for class X and class XII board examinations from 2018.
The pass mark has been reduced from 35 to 33 for Xth standard and from 40 to 35 for XIIth standard.
Principals said that they were expecting this change from 2019 as many talks were held. Students are happy as the exam season has begun on a positive note, they said.
Reshma Joshi, headmistress of Aurobindo International School, said, “We are yet to receive an official notification. Since it was announced by a senior official we are taking it as a confirmation.”
The ISC examinations have been scheduled from February 7 and will end on April 2. The ICSE examinations have been scheduled from February 26 to end on March 28.
In Telangana, over the last three years, a special drive was on in the department to have 30 percent of women officers.
There was a massive turnout in rural areas and both the TRS and the Congress are claiming that this is in their favour.
Both TRS and Congress leaders have exposed their private chat and call logs.
All were friends and heading to Hyderabad from Gokarna.
They had requested the deployment of central security forces at polling stations.
The total number of rounds will be 2,379 for all assembly segments.
The supplementation of folic acid has increased from 15 per cent in 2005-2006 to 30 per cent in 2015-16.
Says voting right may not continue from poll to poll.
First result is expected from Bellampally constituency.
MIM chief says his party will support TRS, but wont join govt.
He said he would bear the expenses for counting of less than 2 lakh votes polled, if needed.
They met the Director General of Police (DGP) on Monday, requesting him to enhance their security in view of the recent attacks.