The Karnataka Secondary Education and Examination Board (KSEEB) is in a piquant situation on the eve of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination. With many denied the opportunity to write the exam because of lack of attendance, the board office has received a stream of anxious students seeking its intervention.
Following a Supreme Court order, the board has denied admission ticket to 6,629 students who are not eligible to write the exam owing to shortage of attendance this year. About 8.49 lakh students will be appearing for the exam starting on March 30th, Wednesday. It is mandatory for class 10 students to have a minimum of 75 per cent attendance.
The number of students who are unable to write the exam this year is, however, fewer compared to last year (19,114 students). As many as 25,365 students of the district will take the SSLC examination that begins here on Wednesday. In Hassan, the exam will be conducted in 106 centres, spread over six taluks. Among the students appearing for the exam, 23,671 are freshers, 519 private candidates and 1,175 repeaters. According to officials, 12,994 boys and 12,371 girls will appear for the exam. Prohibitory orders have been imposed around the exam centres.
Written by:ChandanaManabadi Results Updated at: 07:00:00