Academics

ADMISSION OF STUDENTS TO RECOGNISED INSTITUTION

1.General :  No candidate who wishes to enter upon a course of study prescribed by the Board shall be admitted to a recognised Institution unless he/she has passed the qualifying examination for admission to such course as prescribed by the Regulations.

2.Membership of an Institution  . A student shall be recognised as member of an Institution as soon as he/she has been accepted for enrolment by the Head of the Institution and has paid the fee, if any, demanded by the Head of the Institution. Provided that nothing in this Regulation shall be deemed to require the Institutions to admit to any course of study, larger number of students than the number of seats available in a particular class in the Institution; Provided further that a student of an Institution who absents from or fails at an examination shall cease to be a member of that Institution thereafter and the question of his/her readmission to the same class of the institution shall rest with the Head of the Institution. Provided also that payment by a student of an amount (which is refundable in case admission or re-admission to a class is refused) shall not establish a claim to admission or re-admission to a class of an Institution.

3.Production of conduct certificate on admission certified :  A student when applying for admission to a recognised Institution,  shall submit with his/her application a certificate as to his/her conduct signed by the Head of the Institution in which he/she was studying during the year previous to his/her joining other recognised institution provided that a student who has not previously attended any institution as regular student shall in lieu, thereof, furnish to the Head of the Institution in which he/she desires to prosecute his/her studies, a certificate of conduct signed by a Magistrate first class, or the Head of a recognised Institution.

4.Date of admission of students :

(i) The admission of the students to various courses in the recognised Institutions shall be completed by the fourteenth day after the date of declaration of the results of the next lower annual examination i.e., if the result of the Secondary School Examination is declared on the first day of a month the admission to next higher class shall close on the fifteenth day of that month.

(ii) A candidate whose  result is not declared or otherwise with – held for any reason in the Result Notification may be allowed to join the next higher class provisionally. In case he/she is subsequently declared by the Board as having failed, his/her admission to the higher class shall stand cancelled. He/she shall have no claim against the Institution he/she joined and /or the Board. Provided that the condition of having passed the qualifying examination at least one year previously before appearing in the higher Secondary Examination Part-I and Part-II, as the case may be, shall not be binding in such cases where a candidate has appeared in the qualifying examination from outside the State. Such candidates while seeking admission to the next higher class on provisional basis within the prescribed time limit in any institution affiliated to the J & K State Board of School Education shall be required to obtain 66% attendance in various subjects and 70% in practicals before they are permitted to appear in the Higher Secondary Examination Part-I or Part-II Examination, as the case may be. Their attendance shall be counted from the date of classification in the school where they are provisionally admitted.

The above concession shall equally be applicable to the students migrating from various institutions and seeking admission to class 9th /10th,as the case may be.

Provided further that such of the candidates of Jammu or Kashmir Division as may seek provisional admission to the next higher class within the prescribed limit time in Jammu or Kashmir Division of this state incase their parents are obliged to reside in Jammu or Kashmir Division due to the reasons beyond their control, shall also be covered under this provision.

(iii) Lessons and lectures and practicals shall be counted upto 14 working days previous to the date of commencement of the examination.

(iv) The regular teaching work of the class shall begin not later than the 10th day in the case of one year course and 20 working days in the case of two years course after the close of admission to that class provided under these Regulations

(v) The admission to various course shall be conducted irrespective of the holidays or vacations that might follow the date of declaration of results or intervene the date of commencement of admission of students and the last date of admission to the course.

5. A candidate who has been disqualified for any specified period in any examination of the Board for having used unfairmeans in the examination shall not be permitted to appear in any examination before the expiry of that period. He may, however, be permitted to join any Institution at any time during the period subject to the condition that he makes up the required percentage of attendances of the academic session or sessions in which he joins the Institution and that his name is sent up for admission to an examination only after the expiry of the disqualification period.

6. Late Admission: (i) No one shall be admitted to any affiliated college or a recognised school after the expiry of one calendar month from the last date seeking admission in the Higher Sec. Exam. Part-I/ Higher Sec. Exam. Part-II course. Provided that a late fee of Rs. 120/= shall be charged for each count of fifteen days.

(ii) If a candidate seeks admission to a professional or technical institution but is not taken , he / she shall with his / her application for late admission to a recognised institution produce a certificate from the  head of such institution or Secretary, Public Service Commission Jammu and Kashmir State, or any other authority constituted by the Govt. procure admission for candidates to professional or scientific institutions , to the effect that his/ her application for admission was refused by the institution . Such a candidate may be admitted if he/ she applies for admission within ten working days of the closure of admission to a Professional / Technical         Institution irrespective of time limit prescribed under Regulation 4 above. No late fee shall be charged from such a candidate.

Provided that such a candidate shall not be admitted incase he/she applies for admission more than sixty days after the publication of the results of the last examination which he/she has passed.

(ii) A candidate whose result of the annual examination is published late by the Board and does not seek provisional admission shall be admitted, without payment of late fee, within fifteen working days after the date on which his/her result is published irrespective of the time limit prescribed under Regulation 4 (i) above.

(iv) A candidate who either fails in the Board examination or having completed the course for the Board examination does not appear in that examination is eligible to join the same class in which he/she was reading before the commencement of the examination unless otherwise provided in the respective Regulations governing the Examinations within fifteen days after the result is declared by the Board;

Provided, however, that whenever such a class is \started late, the failure and late school students shall be admitted to that class during the period prescribed for normal admissions.

(v) Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations, the Chairman, in order to avoid hardship to the candidates, may permit late admission, not covered by the above regulations, on the recommendations of the Head of the Institution concerned, on payment of a late fee of Rs. 500/= within a period of two calendar months from the last date of admission in class IX and X and Higher Secondary Exam. Part-I Hr. Sec. Exam/Part-II without late fee.

(vi) The attendance of all students including those who seek late admission shall be counted from the date the class work is started in terms of Regulation (iv) of this Chapter. This Regulation shall not, however, apply to those whose result is declared late. Their attendance shall be counted from the day they are required to attend the class.

(vii) All the admissions made under Regulations relating to late Admission must be reported separately to the Secretary within a week from the date of such admission.

(viii) The Head of a recognised institution may admit a person to a particular class as a casual student to attend lectures/lessons or laboratory work in a subject or subjects offered by him for a Board examination, provided he/she is eligible for admission to that examination under the Regulation relating to the Admission of Private candidate to Board Examinations. Provided further that the full particulars of each such student are supplied to the Secretary within a week of his/her admission as a casual student.

7.One Course at a Time:No students shall be admitted to more than one course at a time in the recognised Institution.

Board Rules and Regulation Governing Admission in SSE, HSP-I, HSP-II,D.ED&CPE

SECONDARY SCHOOL EXAMINATION ( CLASS- X)

 1.Eligibility of Admission of Regular candidates:

The examination shall be open to a pupil of an institution recognized by the Board who has his/ her name submitted to the Secretary by the Head of the Institution and who is certified  by the Head of the institution:- 

(i)  To have been registered with the Board and completed the adequate course of study leading to the examination;

(ii) To be of a good character;

(iii)To have attained the age of 14 years (+) on the Ist. Of November/Ist of May of the year in which he/she takes the examination.

The expression “ adequate course of study” means 66% of attendance counted from the opening of class X up to the First of the month preceding the month in which the examination of the Board commences. Candidates taking up a subject involving practical work shall be required to have put in 70% of the total periods of practical work in the laboratory in the concerned subjects.                                   

ADMISSION OF PRIVATE CANDIDATES TO SECONDARY SCHOOL EXAMINATION 

2. Admission of Private Candidates:

 Subject to the condition that they have attained the age of  14 year (+)  On the first of November / Ist of May of  the year in which they take the examination, the Board may admit as private candidates to the examination:

(i) Candidates having passed the Matriculation examination of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir or Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education or an equivalent examination of another University/Board desiring to appear in additional subject/s.

(ii) Candidates who failed in the Matriculation Examination of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education.

(iii) Candidates having passed an examination in an Oriental Classical or Modern Indian Language which includes Kashmiri and Dogri of the University of Jammu or the University of Kashmir, or Jamia. Urdu Aligarh,/ Urdu Board Aligarh or Jamia Diniyat Urdu Devband or an equivalent examination of another University /Examining body and desire to appear in English only, provided they appear from territories within the Jurisdiction of the Board.

(iv)  Candidates having passed in English only of the Matriculation standard of the Jammu  and Kashmir State Board of School Education or the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir or of the Punjab University before 1949 desiring to appear in the remaining subjects of the Secondary School Examination;

 (v) Candidates having been promoted to Class-X one year previous to the appearance at the Secondary School Examination and have left the Institution nine months before the date on which the examination (theory) is scheduled to be held and produce a certificate of having done not less than 70% of the total practicals in the science subject in the laboratory of a  affiliated school

(vi) Under exceptional circumstances, other candidates who reside outside the territorial limits of the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education and satisfy the conditions laid down in Regulation 2.

(vii) Provided that in the case of candidates from outside the Jammu and Kashmir State only those bonafide candidates shall be allowed to appear in the examination who themselves or their guardians are, or have been residents or are serving within the territorial limits of the Jammu and Kashmir State and produce a certificate to this effect.

 

3.Setting of Question Paper:           

Question papers for the Examination shall be set strictly in accordance with the syllabi and courses of study prescribed for the course/examination.            

 Provided that alternate questions shall be set for one year for failures ( including exemptional cases) in such papers in which change in the syllabus or prescribed course is 50% or more. Provided further that if the whole scheme of a course is changed alternate question paper shall be set for three years.

 4. Examination Fee

 The amount of examination fee to be paid by each candidate is given in schedule-B. Every such candidate as is not registered with the Board shall have to pay the registration fee in addition to the Examination fee.

5. Officers competent to attest the Admission cum Permission form 

Followingpersons shall be competent to attest the Admission Forms of the private candidates:-                                                           

Male and Female candidates Head of the Institution last including candidates, offering             attended by the candidate additional subjects (Regular & as a regular student Private)                                              

English only candidates (Male &           Head of an  affiliated    

                                    Female)                                                Institution located nearest

the permanent residence of

the candidate.                          

 

(i) Army Personnel Officer Commanding of the Unit concerned or any other Officer authorised by him in this behalf, subject to the condition that the concerned candidate produces a certificate to the effect that he/she has completed the required number of practicals in an affiliated School.

6. Subject to Regulation 15 of Chapter X, the reappear and failure candidates shall be allowed to appear/complete an examination from the Province other than the one from which they had been placed in either of the above categories according to the syllabus prescribed for the said examination.

7. The marks obtained by a candidate in an additional optional subject, offered by him/her shall be added both to the total marks secured by him/her as also in the total aggregate of the marks prescribed for the said examination.

8. A candidate passed under repair category in a Subject/s involving practicals  as a consequence of failure in the theory examination shall be allowed to retain the pass marks  of practicals  examination while applying in the theory subsequently, and literies to retain the pass marks of theory which applying in the practicals exam. At a subsequently sustain Schemes of study.

9. The following shall be the subjects of study for classes IX and  X:-

(1)    Academic Subjects:      

           (i) First Language Hindi/Urdu/English;

           (ii)   Second Language English /Urdu/Hindi

           (iii) Mathematics;

           (iv)General Science;

           (v) Social Science.

           (vi) Any one of the following Additional Optional languages: Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Dogri, and Bodhi.

(2)    Activity Related Area:

                 (i) Work Experience and Community Service/ Art and Drawing/Home Science/ Music.

                 (ii) Physical and Health Education;

(3)    Other Subject (Only for Physically handicapped children)

Physically handicapped children suffering from hearing, speech. Visual handicaps (Deaf-or Dumb-or Blind Children) may offer any two of the following subjects instead of Mathematics and Sciences. The marks of these subjects shall be increased proportionally as if obtained out of 100.

 

                 (i) Music

               (ii)  Painting, Art and Drawing

                (iii) Home Science

 

10. ALLOCATION OF TIME FOR TEACHING OF VARIOUS SUBJECTS:-

S. No.              Subject             Suggested periods per week              Duration per Period

(1)                    English                        9 periods                                 40 minutes

(2)                    Urdu/Hindi                   6 periods                                  40 minutes

(3)                    Mathematics                9 periods                                  40 minutes

(4)                    Science                       9 periods                                  40 minutes

                                                            (theory 6 periods practicals 3 periods)

(5)                    Social Science 6 periods                                              40 minutes

(6)                    Work Experience and 2 periods                                    40 minutes

                        Community Service /Home

                        Science /Music.

(7)                    Art & Drawing                1 period                                   40 minutes

(8)                    Physical and Health        2 periods                                 40 minutes

                        Education.

(9)                    Additional Language        3 periods                                  40 minutes

                        (MIL/OCL)                                                     

           

11. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:

(1)     Internal assessment;

(i)  Each student of a recongnised school is required to offer:-

(a)    Work experience /Art and Drawing /Home Science/Music and

(b)   Physical and Health Education.

(ii) Private Candidates are not required to offer subjects of internal- examination.

(iii) For the subjects mentioned at 11(1) above, the assessment will be internal. Evaluation shall be continuous and the school shall maintain a cumulative record of each student which shall be open to inspection by the authorities of the Board and the Department of Education. The Result of these subjects, mentioned at item No. 11 (1) above, except Physical and Health Education, shall be furnished in Grades, on a seven point scale as follows:-

  
A  
Excellent   75% and above 
   
B  
 V.Good. 60%tobelow74%
C                                   
Good  52%tobelow59%
Average 45%tobelow51%
 E   
Fair/Satisfactory  33%tobelow44%
 F 
Marginal  15%tobelow32%
 G 
Poor   Below 15%

 

The marks in Physical and Health Education shall be awarded in numericals as prescribed in the syllabus.

 

(2)  EXTERNAL EXAMINATION:

The Board shall conduct Secondary School Examination at the end of Class X in the following subjects at various centres as may be constituted by the Board. The number of papers, duration of examination and maximum marks  are shown here under against each subject/ paper.

 

S.No        Subject                           Paper/s       Max. marks                           Duration 

i)          Languages(Hindu/Urdu)          1                    100                                  3 hours

ii)         English                                 1                     100                                   3 hours            

iii)         Mathematics                         1                    100                                    3 hours            

iv)        Science (theory)                 2+1 Practical paper                                                                       

Paper I  (i) Physics                                                   56                                     21/2 hours

            (i) Chemistry

                                                                                               

Paper II)   Life Science                                             28                                      11/2 hours                                 

Practical                                            1                    16                                         3 hours            

v)         Social Science                        1                  100                                         3 hours

Paper A 

             History & Civics (40+20)

Paper B

               Geography (40)

vi)    Additional Language                    1                    50                                            21/2 hours         

Note:- Science Paper – I shall have two Sections, Section- A Physics and Section –B Chemistry.

vii) Blind candidates shall offer Music and Sanskrit or Persian or Arabic in lieu of Mathematics and Sciences at the Secondary School Education (Class-X). The time allowed for these subjects shall be  the same as prescribed for Mathematics and other Languages. Provided the marks obtained by the blind candidates in these subjects shall be raised proportionately as if obtained out of 100 marks and their result assessed accordingly.

Note: - There shall be one theory paper of 25 marks of 2 hours duration and a practical examination of 75 marks of 3 hours duration in Music subject available to Blind candidates only.

12.  Deaf and Dumb candidates shall offer Painting Art & Drawing  and Sanskrit or Persian or Arabic in lieu of Mathematics and Science at the Secondary School Examination (Class- X). The time allowed for these subjects shall  be the same as prescribed for Mathematics and Languages.  Provided the marks  obtained by deaf and dumb candidates in these Subjects shall be raised proportionately as if obtained out of 100 marks and their result assessed accordingly.

Note:- There shall be one theory paper of 100 marks of 3 hours duration in Art and Drawing subjects available to Deaf & Dumb candidates only.

13. A candidate who has qualified in English only of Secondary School Examination of the Board or has qualified in Matriculation English only of the erstwhile University of  Jammu and Kashmir after passing one of the Oriental Classical or Modern Indian Languages examination , may qualify in the examination on payment of fee as prescribed for the full examination by appearing in the remaining subjects; but he/she shall not be eligible for scholarship.

14. The students shall be given the option to answer questions (to be set in English) in Science, Mathematics   and Social Science subjects in any one of the three languages i.e. Urdu /Hindi/English. Provided the questions in Oriental Classical Languages and in the Modern Indian Languages shall be asked and answered in languages concerned.

The result of Secondary School Examination Shall be furnished in terms of marks for each subject at external examination.

THE JAMMU AND KASHMIR STATE BOARD OF SCHOOL EDUCATION REHART COLONY, JAMMU

 

No: F ( Acad – G. M)B/ 99

      Dt: 28th of Dec. 1999

N  O  T  I  F   I C  A  T  I  O N

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Regulation 15 (ii & iii) governing pass criteria at the Secondary School Examination has been partially amended under section 13 (IV) of the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education Act, 1975. Regulation 15 (i) has already been modified. The modified regulation reads:

 

A candidate who fails in the examination in one or more than one subject by a deficiency of a maximum of six marks shall be deemed to have passed the entire examination; passed one more subjects with the help of grace marks having been awarded to her/him in the following manner:

A student shall be awarded a maximum of six grace (statutory) marks to enable her/ him:

a) Pass the entire examination;

b)  Pass in those subject (s) where distribution of full grace marks will exempt her/his re- appearance.

provided the quota of six marks shall stand depleted by the marks availed for the subsequent examination.

c)The award and apportionment of grace marks shall be determined in a manner that enables a student to pass in those subject (s) where deficiency is the least fully availed. If a candidate is deficient by the same quantum of marks in more than one subject; the apportionment of marks shall be determined  in the following sequence;

1.      English

2.      Mathematics

3.      Urdu/Hindi

4.      Science

5.      Social Science

Illustration No. I

 A student secures following marks in different subjects (compulsory): -

1-     English = 31(+ 2 g)

2-     Mathematics = 32(+ 1 g)

3-     Urdu / Hindi = 32(+ 1 g)

4-     Science (Theory) + 27( + 1 g)

5-     Social Science + 32( + 1 G)

The student shall be awarded a grace of 02 marks in English and one mark in each of the remaining subjects. The student shall be declared to have passed the examination with the help of six statutory marks (awards to her/him/his best advantage)

Illustration No. 2:

A student secures following marks:

                       English   =         31 ( + 2 g)

                       Math     =          22

                       Urdu     =          29

                       Science =          27 ( + 1 g)

                       Social Science   =          32 ( + 1 g)

The student shall be awarded 2 grace marks in English; one in Science; one in Social Science and deemed to have passed these subjects. Having availed of 2+1+1 = 4 marks statutory concession the candidate can now be awarded 6 = 4 =2 grace marks; if she/he requires; in the next examination.

Illustration No. 3:

A students secures following marks:-

1-     English = 31

2-     Mathematics = 31

3-     Urdu    = 31

4-     Science ( theory) = 26

5-     S.Science         =31

The students shall be awarded 2 grace marks in English; 2 in Mathematics and 2 in Urdu. Urdu shall get preference both over Science ( theory) and Social Sceince.

Provided that a student has the option to seek cancellation/ withdrawal of grace marks and appear afresh in one or more subject to improve her/his performance.

 

 

 

No:- F( Acad- 1248| B/99                                                 ( B. A. Dar)

Rehari Colony, Jammu                                              DEPUTY   DIRECTOR

Dt: 28th of Dec. 1999                                                  ACADEMICS

 

 

Copy for information and necessary action to :-

01/-            Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. School Education Deptt, Jammu.

2-3/-          Director School Education Kashmir/Jammu.

04/-            P/S. to Hon’ble Minister for Education J&K Govt.

05/-            Director Information. He is requested to please have the notification circulated for coverage in electronic and print media.

06-10/-         Joint Secretary Examination/ Secrecy/ General/ Publication

                  Kashmir/ Jammu divisions.

11/-            Chief Accounts officer ‘ Central’.

12-13/        PS. To Chairman/Secretary.

14-15/        Accounts officer Jammu/ Kashmir divisions.

16/-            All Deputy Secretaries of the Board.

17/-            Deputy Secretary Academics JD/ KD.

18/-            All Assistant Secretaries of the Board

19/-            All Sub/ Branch offices of the Board.

20/-            M/S. Data bank New Delhi

21/-            the Heads of all High/Higher Secondary School in Jammu and Kashmir.

22/-            Editor –in- Chief

                  Kashmir times, Excelsior, Alsafa, Aftab, Srinagar Times with the

                  Request to Kindly publish the notification in his daily.

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24/-            Notification file.

 

 

THE JAMMU & KASHMIR STATE BOARD OF SCHOOL EDUCATION REHART COLONY, JAMMU

 

N  O T I F I C A T I O N

 It is notification for information of all the concerned that the regulation governing placement of students under reappear category has been amplified under Section 13 (IV) of J&K Board of School Education Act, 1975 for reckoning number of chances availed/ available. The amplified regulation reads:-

“    A candidate placed under re-appear category in an examination conducted by the Board shall be allowed to complete the examination in not more than five chances spread over a period of five years from the examination/ Session in which she/ he was examination in the relevant course/ Scheme is held by the Board, which ever is earlier.

Provided in case of students placed under reappear category in examination held by Kashmir division till Oct- Nov, 1999 and in Jammu division till March- April, 200 the number of chances (five chances spread over a period of five years) availed shall be calculated from Oct-Nov, 99 and March – April, 2000; as the case may be. While calculating number of chances students placed under re- appear category earlier shall be treated to be availin of this facility for the first time from Oct-Nov, 99 and March- April, 2000; as the case may be.

 

Explanation

Students ‘A’ appear as a reappear case in Oct-Nov, 99/ March –April 2000 exam. He is again placed under re-appear category. The number of chances shall be calculated from Oct-Nov, 99/ March– April 2000; as the case may be.

 The notification shall take effect from examination held in Oct- Nov, 1999, in Kashmir Division including winter zone areas of Jammu division and from examination Scheduled for March-April 2000 in the summer zone areas of Jammu division.

This issues in suprsession of all previous notifications and regulations prescribed and notified in this behalf from time to time.

No: F- ( Acad-B) Chances/ 2000                                                 (B.A. Dar)

            Rehari Colony, Jammu                                        Deputy Director,

            DT:      26-04-2000                                                     Academics

  Pass criteria

15. i) A candidates shall be deemed to have passed the examination if he/she secures, at least 33% marks in each of the five subjects i.e., 1.Hindi or Urdu 2. English 3. Mathematics 4. Science and 5. Social Science .This will not include additional optional subjects. Wherever there is a practical examination ,this percentage (33%) shall be required to be obtained by a candidate in theory and practical separately.

 

ii)   A candidate who fails in the examination in one or more subjects by a deficiency of not more than six marks shall also be deemed to have passed the examination by awarding the required marks in the subjects(out of the  six notional marks), excluding practicals to his/her best advantage which shall neither be added to the total marks secured by the candidates  in the subjects in which the notional marks are awarded nor to the total aggregate. This concession will be awarded to a candidate only once in an examination who appears in any category viz.-full, reappear or completion. Provided that this concession shall not be available to the candidates appearing in the examination in English only or the Additional subjects .Provided also that the Chairman may at the request of the candidates, to be received in the office within 30 days of the declaration of the result along with a duly authenticated affidavit, withdraw the notional marks awarded to the candidates and authorize amendment of the result accordingly.

Such a candidate shall necessarily have to return the original marks certificate to the Board along with his/her application for cancellation.

Option once exercised shall be final, and such a candidate shall be allowed to appear in the examination as a failure or reappear.

iii)   A candidate who fails in more than one out of five subjects (excluding additional subject) shall be placed under reappear category and he/she shall be exempted from appearing /passing such subject/s which he /she has already passed.

 Provided that such a Candidate shall have the option to seek cancellation of his/her results and appear afresh in all the subjects including those in which he/she was granted exemption and the option once exercised shall be final. Provided such a candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the  practicals again if already passed.

iv) No Candidate who passes under this Regulation shall be eligible for award of scholarship, prize or a medal by the Board.

Provided further that a candidate placed under reappear category shall be allowed to complete the examination in not more than five chances spread over a period of five years from the session in which he/she was placed under reappear category for the first time or till the time examination in the relevant courses/scheme is held by the Board , which ever is earlier”.

A Candidate placed under repair category in one subject in the Sec. School Exam. Can form Class XII provisionally that his/her result of class XI will Not be declared unless he/she passed the 5th subject of the SSE. And in No case such a student shall be admitted to Class XII without having passed the 5th subject of the SSE.

 

(v) No Regular candidate shall be eligible to sit for the examination unless he/ she has passed in one of the following subjects of internal examination:

(1)   Physical Health Education.

(2)   Work Experience and Community Service or Art and Drawing or Home Science or Music. This shall not however apply to private (fresh) candidate.

 

(vi) The marks obtained by a candidate in practical examination shall be added to his/her total aggregate of marks secured by him/her. Every candidate shall have to pass in theory and practical examinations separately in order to pass the examination.

 

(vii) The passing of English  shall be a prerequisite for admission to the Higher Secondary Examination Part- II as regular or a private candidate.

 

(viii) A candidate shall be deemed to have passed in additional optional subject if he/she secures at least 33% marks in the subject concerned and the marks obtained in the additional subject shall be added towards the total aggregate marks, obtained by the candidate and to total marks prescribed for the examination.

 

(ix) The successful candidates of Secondary School Examination shall be placed in different grades based on the following scale:-

Marks Obtained                       Grade                           Descriptive Parallel      

 (i) 75-100%                            A                                 Excellent

(ii) 60-74%                              B                                  Very Good

(iii) 45- 59%                             C                                 Good

(iv) 33-44%                             D                                 Average

 

Provided that descriptive parallels of different grades shall be used alongside grades as follows: -

i)                    Those obtaining 75% of aggregate of total marks and above:- Distinction

ii)                   Those obtaining 55% and above but below 75% of total aggregate of marks; Grade-1

iii)                 Those obtaining less than 55% of total aggregate of marks; but Not below 33%  Grade-II

Provided also that while computing total percentage of marks obtained; for purpose of placement in different grades; fraction of percentage of 0.5% and above shall be; notionally; rounded up-to the immediate next figure.

 

Explanation: -

A student getting 44.5% marks shall be deemed to have obtained 45% marks and placed in grade “C” and student getting 59.5% marks deemed to have obtained 60% marks and placed in grade “B” and so on.

 

16. The syllabus and courses of study shall be prescribed by the Board. In case where text  books are prescribed, the candidates will be required not only to show  a thorough knowledge of the text books but also answer questions of a similar standard set with a view to testing their general knowledge of the subject. Courses of Study can be changed from time to time by the Board. All changes in courses of study shall be duly notified at least one year before the date of the examination in which they will take effected.

 

17. Any candidate who has passed the Proficiency, High proficiency or Honours Examination in Oriental, Classical or Modern Indian Language of the erstwhile  University of Jammu and Kashmir or an equivalent examination of another University Examining Body shall, if he/she so desires, be exempted from passing in that language and that in awarding marks for that language in which he /she may have obtained a certificate,” “Pass Marks” shall be taken as representing the value of those marks.

 

18. The outline of test in each subject shall be prescribed by the Board, from time to time.

 

19. (i) The Science subject shall comprise two theory papers one each for: -

(1)   Physics and Chemistry and

(2)   Life Science.

(ii) Paper –I comprising two sections of Physics and Chemistry shall be of 56 marks and 21/2 hours duration and paper II Life Science paper of 28 marks and 1 ½ hours duration;

(iii) There shall be one practical paper for Physics, Chemistry and Life Science of 16 marks and 3hours duration.

(iv) The practical question paper shall consist of parts A,B and C, Part-A shall comprise Physics practical and contain two questions and Part-B shall comprise Chemistry practical consisting of two questions and Part-C shall also comprise two questions on Life Science. The candidates shall be required to perform one practical exercise of 4 marks from each of the three sections;

(v) A candidate shall  be required to perform a minimum of seventy percent of the total number of practical in order to become eligible to appear in the Board examination;

(vi) In order to pass in practical examination a candidate shall have to obtain 33% of the aggregate marks earmarked for practical examination in: -

(a)    Physics, Chemistry and Life Science;

 

(vii) While marks obtained in practical shall be added to the total aggregate, a candidate shall have to  pass separately in theory and practical examination to pass in the Science subject;

 

(viii) No statutory marks shall be awarded in practicals.

 

(ix) In order to pass the theory examination, a candidate shall have to obtain 33% of the aggregate marks reserved for theory papers. In Science subject this percentage shall be required separately in theory examination, practical examination & in the aggregate.

 

(x) Out of the 16 marks earmarked for Physics, Chemistry and Life Science

practicals 2 marks shall, in the case of regular candidates be reserved for class record/practical note book and 2 marks for viva voce to be assessed by the external examiner according to the guidelines given in the syllabus.

 

(xi) The class record/practical note book produced by a regular candidate for award of marks reserved for it will be considered by the external examiner only when it is duly signed by the class teacher and authenticated by the Head of the Institution;

 

(xii) In case of a private candidate, marks earmarked for class record/ practical note book shall be reserved for viva-voce to be given by the external examiner according to the following guide-lines (on the basis of oral questions related to the practicals attempted by the candidate).

 

(xiii) That the class record/practical notebooks shall be assessed by the external examiner on the basis of : -

(a)    Completeness /coverage of syllabus in practicals;

(b)   Regularity in rzecord keeping;

(c)    Neatness in sketching diagrams and reporting according to the guidelines and breakup of 16 marks:-

 

   For purposes of a pass: -

(a)    33% of 16 marks in practical shall be reckoned as 5 marks in place of 5.3 marks.

(b)   33% of 100 marks shall be reckoned as 33 marks.

(c)    33% of 56 marks shall be reckoned as 18 marks in place of 18.48 marks.

(d)   33% of 28 marks shall be reckoned as 9 marks in place of 9.28 marks.

(g) 33% of the aggregate of 84 marks shall be reckoned as 28 in place of 27.72 marks.

 

CHAPTER –XII

1.      The Board shall conduct Higher Secondary Examination Part-I for the following categories of students:-

(i)                  Failures

(ii)                Candidates who appeared in the Higher Secondary Examination Part-I conducted by the Board and failed or were placed under reappear category.

(iii)               Candidates as have passed their qualifying examination (Secondary School Examination or any other examination equivalent thereto)  one year previously and have not been on the rolls of a recognised institution / affiliated school at any time during the year preceeding the Higher Secondary, Part- I examination in which they intend to appear .

Provided that a student offering a subject involving practicals shall have to produce a certificate to the effect  that he/she has actually done the required number of practicals (70 % of practicals) in a recognised institution.

Provided further that all such candidates shall get themselves registered with the Board at the time of submitting their Permission-cum-Admission forms after paying the prescribed fee as given in schedule-B.

 

(iv)  Candidates offering additional subjects:

 

(v)  Candidates wishing to qualify in English only.

 

(vi)  There shall be annual and bi-annual examination to be conducted by the Board for failures, reappear cases and other candidates mentioned at (i) to (v) above for class XI in March /April and October /November every year. The March /April Examination will be the annual examination and October/ November Examination will be the bi-annual examination for summer zone of Jammu Province and Ladakh and Kargil District and Vice –versa for Kashmir province and winter zone of Jammu Province.

 

(vii) Candidates shall submit their applications to the Secretary on the prescribed form accompanied by the prescribed fee as given in Scheduled-B and the necessary certificates signed  by the persons authorised in this behalf and produce the required certificates of having done the practical work in a Science subject, Music and Home Science or map work in Geography or Surveying in Geology, if offered by him/ her in affiliated institutions, provided that in the case of a Science subject the irreducible number of practicals done shall be 70% of the total practicals.

 

2  (i) Each candidate shall be required to take up General English and three subjects from any one of the humanities, science, home science or commerce group as given in Regulation 6 of chapter XII A of these regulations.

 

 

(ii)   A candidate who has passed the High Proficiency Examination in a Classical or a Modern Indian Language of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir or University of Jammu or University of Kashmir or the Jamia Urdu, Aligarh or that of Urdu Board, Aligarh or Jamia Diniyat Urdu, Devband, or Rashtriya Basha Prachar Samiti, Wardha or an equivalent examination of any other statutory examining body may qualify in English only at any subsequent examination ( Annual or Bi- annual) conducted by the Board after having qualified in English only  of the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir (before 1965) or the Jammu and Kashmir State Board  of School Education or any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto and if successful , shall receive a certificate to that effect, provided that if a candidate has passed the Matriculation/Secondary School Examination in full, he/she shall not be required to qualify again in English only of this examination

 

(iii)  Such a candidate after having passed the examination in English only may, if he/she so desires, be permitted to complete examination  on payment of the prescribed fee by appearing in the remaining subjects comprised in Humanities Group, at any subsequent examination but not before the expiry of one year from the date of his/her having passed  the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination in full or in English only;

Provided that such a candidate may, if he/she so desires, be exempted for passing in the Language in which he/she passed the High Proficiency or Honours examination and that in awarding marks for that language, “Pass Marks” shall be taken as representing the value of these  marks. In order to complete the Higher Secondary Examination Part-I such a candidate shall thus be required to qualify in two subjects only other than English and the Oriental Classical or Modern Indian Language in which he/she has passed the Honours or High Proficiency Examination.

 

3. A candidate who has passed the Pre- University Course/Higher Secondary Examination Part-I of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir or of the Board or an equivalent Examination of any other recognised  University or Board may be allowed to appear as a private candidate at any subsequent Examination (Annual or Bi-Annual) conducted by the Board in a subject or subjects comprised in a particular group mentioned in Regulation 5 of this Chapter but not offered by him/her previously, on payment of the prescribed fee;

 

Provided that such a candidate must have done required practical work in a Science subject, Music or Home Science or Short hand and Type writing or Map Work in the case of Geography or Surveying in the case of Geology, if offered by him/her in an affiliated College or recognised Institution ,the irreducible number in the case of practicals being 70% of the total practicals prescribed.

 

4.  The minimum number of marks required to pass the examination shall be 33% in each subject and also in the total aggregate. In a subject in which there is a practical examination this percentage shall be required separately in the written examination, practical and in the aggregate.

 

Provided that a candidate shall be required to obtain minimum pass marks in the practical test of a subject and the internal assessment separately.

 

Provided further that a candidate who fails in one or more subjects by a deficiency of not  more than  six marks shall also be deemed to have passed the examination by notionally adding the required number of marks ( out of six marks) to his/her best advantage which shall neither he added to the subject not to the total aggregate. This concession of awarding notional marks shall not be available in the practical examination (neither internal assessment nor external examination nor to the candidates appearing under continuous and comprehensive evaluation scheme).

 

Provided also that this concession shall be available to a candidate only once in an examination who appears in any category viz. Full Completion, Re-appear or Illness case. However this concession shall not apply to those candidates who appear in English only or in the additional subject. 

 

Provided lastly when a candidate desires not to pass Hr. Sec. examination Part-I with the help of the statutory/ notional marks and makes a request to this effect in writing within thirty days of the declaration of result duly supported by a court attested-Affidavit of proper value, the statutory notional marks awarded shall be withdrawn and  his/her result amended accordingly. Such a candidate shall  necessarily have to return the original marks certificate to the Board along with his/her application for cancellation. Option once exercised shall be final, and such a candidate shall be allowed to appear in the examination as a failure or reappear.

5.      (I)  The successful candidates shall be classified into three divisions, as under:-        

                  (1)   Distinction:- Those obtaining 75% or more of the aggregate total of marks but not less than 75%

                  (2)   First Division:- Those who obtain 60% or more of aggregate number of marks but less than 75%.

                  (3)   Second Division:- Those who obtain 45% or more of aggregate number of marks but less than 60%;

                  (4)   Third Division: Those who obtain 33% or more of aggregate number of marks but less than 45%

      (II) A deficiency up to 1 percent of the number of marks required to get a division  shall be condoned for purposes of placing a candidate in the first and second division.

 

 

The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education

(Adademic Division New Campus, Bemina Bypass Srinagar 190010)

Notification

The head of all the higher secondary schools are obliged to note that the marks reserved for internal assessment in respect of Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Home Science (elective), Home Science (full stream), Electronics and Biology are to be awarded on the basis of:

  1. total no. Practicals performed;
  2. attendance in Lab. Work;
  3. maintenance of practical Note-book (Laboratory Record on Experiments and Activities);
  4. performance in the two sessional tests including viva-voce given by the school;

The internal assessment has a weightage of 12 marks. However, for better reliability in assessent and also and also for convenience in scoring the schools may treble the weightage to 36 marks. The score received finally should be reduced to one third while submitting the internal assessment and record to the board. The break-up of marks (out of 36) is given below:

1. No of Practicals performed:03 marks to be awarded in the following manner:-

i.                     for having performed less than 50% practicals award 0marks

ii.                   for having performed 50 to 75% practicals award 02 marks

iii.                  for having performed 76 to 100% practicals award 03 marks.

2. Attendance in laboratory work:03 marks to be awarded in the following way:-

i.                     less than 70% award 0 marks

ii.                   70% to 80% award 02 marks;

iii.                  above 81% to 100% award 03 marks.

3. Maintenance of Note-book (Laboratory record on Experiments and Activities):03 marks to be awarded on the basis of:

i.                     Completeness/coverage of syllabus in practicals

ii.                   Regularity in record-keeping;

iii.                  Neatness in sketching diagrams and reporting.

4. Performance in the two sessional tests including viva-voce: 27 marks (A) First sessional test: 14 marks to be awarded on the basis of demonstration of following competencies/experimental skills and abilities by the students as per break-up:

i. Using and Organizing Techniques, Apparatus and Material including the following of a sequence of instructions, where appropriate:                  3 marks.

ii. Observing, Identifying, Measuring, Sketching, Recording, Drawing.

iii. Handling experimental observations and data (including interpretation and evaluation of experimental observations and data where appropriate.

iv.    Planning investigations (including the selection of techniques, apparatus and materials: 03  marks

v.     Viva- voce: 03 marks

Note:- In Practical(S) where a particular step in given above is not involved or necessary arks reserved for the step(S)  may be uniformly allotted to the remaining steps.

 Marks reserved for viva-voce are to awarded on the basis of responses to the oral questions asked about the practical(S) attempted by a student. The questions shall be about:

(a)    Principles/basis concepts/formulae,etc.

(b)   Procedure of the experiment,

(c)    Application of the required knowledge,

(d)   Necessary precautions required to be taken.

(B) Second sessional test:13 marks  to awarded on the basis of demonstration of the following competencies/experimental skills and abilities by the students as per break-up:

i.                     Using and Organizing Techniques, Apparatus and Materials (including the following of a sequences of instructions where appropriate):

ii.                   Observing, Estimating, Measuring and Recording:

iii.                  Handling experimental observation and data (including interpretation and evaluation of experimental observation and data where appropriate.

iv.                 Planning investigation (including the selection of techniques, apparatus materials):

v.                   Viva-voce:

Marks reserved for viva-vice are to awarded on the basis of responses to the oral questions to the oral questions asked about the practical(s) attempted by a student. The questions shall be about:

(e)    Principles/basic concepts/formulae, etc

(f)     Procedure of the experiment.

(g)    Application of the required knowledge.

(h)    Necessary precautions required to be taken.

  Marks awarded (to a regular student) our of 36 marks shall be reduced to 1/3rd The School are obliged to maintain the following record:

Marks reserved for internal assessment: 12 marks

Name of the student

Class Roll No:

1. Total no. of Practicals performed:      (a) <50% (b) 50 to 75% (c) 76 to 100%

     Marks awarded:                              (a) 0         (b) 02              (c) 03 marks

2. No of practical classes/sessions attended:  (a) <70%  (b) 70-80%  (c) 81-100%

    Marks awarded:                                           (a) 0         (b) 02           (c) 03 marks

3. Practical Note-book:                                    03 marks

     Marks awarded:

4. A. First sessional test:                                           14marks

            Marks awarded for:

i. Using and Organizing Techniques, Apparatus and Materials:-             marks

ii.Observing, Measuring and Recording:                                             -marks

iii.Handling experimental observations and data:                                 -marks

iv. Planning investigations:                                                                  -marks

v. Viva- voce:                                                                                     -marks

Total Marks awarded in 4A above:

Note:- Fraction of a mark say ½ mark if awarded has not to be rounded off but carried forward. For example if total marks awarded in 4A above works out as 12-1/2 then 12 and fraction ½ has to be carried forward. The fraction has to be rounded off only while computing the marks secured in 4A and 4B i.e., while computing marks obtained out of 36.

4B. Second sessional test:                                                  13 marks

Marks awarded for:

i. Using and Organizing Techniques, Apparatus and Materials          -marks

ii. Observing, Measuring and Recording:                              - marks.

iii. Handling experimental observations and data:      -marks

iv. Planning investigations:                                        -marks

v. Viva-voce                                                                       -marks.

Marks awarded in 4B above:                       ---/36 marks

Total marks awarded (1+2+3+4A—4B out of 3+3+3+14+13): ----/36 marks

The marks awarded out of 36 are to be reduced to 1/3 rd. to determine marks secured by a student out of 12 marks assigned for internal assessment. For example a student who gets 18 marks out of 36 marks shall be shown to have secured 6 marks out of 12 marks and so on.

Note: While computing marks out of 36 fraction equal to 0.5 or above should be rounded off to the next higher digit. For example 12.5 will be rounded off to 13,12,92 to 13 and 12.49 to 12.

The schools are advised  to use the ‘Awarded Sheet’ supplied by the board for communicating marks awarded in internal assessment. The awards should be sent, in any case, 15 days before the commencement of Board examination. Please note that awards sent or received after the commencement of examination shall Not be accepted by the Board in any case, whatsoever.

TYPEWRITING AND SHORTHAND:

The schools are also obliged to note that marks reserved for internal assessment in case of Typewriting and Shorthand (Internal assessment for typewriting carries 25 marks and for Shorthand 25 marks. Minimum speed required is 30 words per minute) are to be awarded to a student on the basis of his/her performance in two sessional tests as per the following breakup:

1. First sessional test: 15 marks

The marks to be awarded on the basis of accuracy and speed of typing:

i.                     A given passage of appropriate length.        6 marks

ii.                   A business letter                                         3 marks.

iii.                  A tabular statement                         6 marks.

Marks are to be awarded on the basis of following criteria:

(a)    Speed                                                                                      45% marks

(b)   Accuracy and arrangement                                                        45% marks

(c)    Cleanliness/maintenance/proper handling of typewriter :             10% marks

2. Second Sessional test : 10 marks

i.                     A given passage of appropriate length                                 04 marks

ii.                   A business letter                                                                 02 marks

iii.                  A tabular statement                                                 04 marks

Marks are to be awarded on the basis of following criteria:

(a)    Speed                                                                                      45% marks

(b)   Accuracy                                                                                  45 % marks

(c)    Cleanliness/ Maintenance/proper handling of typewriter :            10 marks.

In case of Shorthand (speed expected is 60 words per minute) 25 marks reserved for internal assessment are to be awarded on the basis of performance in two sessional tests as per the following breakup:

1. First sessional test : 15 marks

i.                     Outline                                                                   03 marks

ii.                   Transcription in long hand                                         09 marks

iii.                  Viva- voce                                                               03 marks

2. Second Sessional test : 10 marks

i.                     Outline                                                                    02  marks

ii.                   Transcription in long hand                                          06 marks

iii.                  Viva- voce                                                                02 marks

In sessional tests marks are to be awarded on the basis of following criteria:

(a)    Speed                                                              45% marks

(b)   Accuracy                                                          45% marks

(c)    Cleanliness                                                       10 % makrs

In viva-voce knowledge of consonants, vowels, contractions, abbreviation, suffixes and prefixes shall be tested.

Music

School are further obliged to note that: In Music of the 100 marks for practical examination 50 marks are reserved for internal assessment. The marks reserved for internal assessment are to be awarded on the basis of performance in two tests (to be given by the schools themselves) in the following way:

1.      First test:                                                        20 marks

2.      Second test                                                     20 marks

3.      Maintenance of File and Impression:             10 marks

The criteria for award of marks in the two tests is:

i.                   Composition in a given Raag                                   30%

ii.                   Recitation                                                              30%

iii.                  Ability to recognize a Raag                                       30%

iv.                 Overall performance in playing an instrument             10%

Marks for maintenance of File are to be awarded on the basis of:

i.                     Completeness/coverage of syllabus in practicals;

ii.                   Regularity in record-keeping;

iii.                  Neatness in sketching diagrams and reporting,

GEOGRAPHY

In case of Geography 18 marks reserved for internal assessment are to be awarded on the basis of:

1.Total no. Practicals performed;

2. Enquiry, Practical and Presentation Skills, Field Work and it’s quality;

3. Maintenance of practical Note-book (Laboratary Record on Experiments and Activities);

(i) 4. Performance in the two sessional test including viva-voce given by the school;

Marks awarded (to a regular student) out of 36 marks shall be reduced to 1/3rd

The Internal assessment has a weightage of 12 marks. However, for better reliability in assessment and also for convenience in scoring the schools may treble the weightage to 36 marks. The scsore received  finally should be reduced to one third while submitting the internal assessment and record to the board. The break-up of marks (out of 36) is given below:

1. No of Practicals performed:03 marks to be awarded in the following manner:-

i.                     for having performed less than 50% practicals award           0 marks

ii.                   for having performed 50 to 75% practicals award                02 marks

iii.                  for having performed 76 to 100% practicals award              03 marks

2. Maintenance of Note-book (Laboratory record on Experiments and Activities): 03 marks to be awarded on the basis of:

i.                     Completeness/coverage of syllabus in practicals;

ii.                   Regularity in record-keeping;

iii.                  Neatness in sketching diagrams and reporting

3. Performance in the two sessional tests including viva-voce: 30 marks

3A. First sessional test 13marks to be awarded on the basis of demonstration of following competencies/skills/abiliuties:

i.                     Use/Knowledge of Scale                          04 marks

ii.                   Map projection                                         04 marks

iii.                  Map interpretation                                    05 marks

(B) Second sessional test of 17 marks to be awarded on the basis of demonstration of following competencies/experimental skills and abilities by the students as per break-up:

i.                    Map projections                                        04 marks

ii.                  Map interpretation                                      05 marks

iii.                Survey/Field Work                                      05 marks

iv.                Viva-voce                                                  03 marks

Marks reserved for viva-voce are to be awarded on the basis of responses to the oral questions asked about the practical(s) attempted by a student. The questions shall be about:

(i)      Principles/basic concepts, etc

(j)     Procedure,

(k)   Application of the required knowledge,

(l)      Survey/Field Work

The School are obliged to maintain the following record:

                           Marks reserved for internal assessment:

                           Name of the student:

                           Class Roll No:-

1. Total no. of practicals performed:                  (a)<50%   (b) 50 to 75%    (c) 76 to 100%

   Marks awarded:                                            (a)    0       (b) 02                 (c) 03 marks

2. Practical Note-book:                                                03 marks

    Marks awarded:

3A. First sessional test:13 marks awarded on the basis of demonstration of the following competencies/experimental skills and abilities:

i.                    Use/ knowledge of Scale                            ---- marks

ii.                   Map projections                                         ---- marks

iii.                  Map Interpretation                                     ---- marks

3B. Second sessional test                              17 marks awarded on the basis of demonstration of the following competencies/ experimental skills and abilities:

i.                     Map Projections                                          ----- marks

ii.                   Map interpretation                                        ----- marks

iv.                 Viva-voce                                                     ---- marks

Total Marks awarded in 3A above:

Note:- Fraction of a mark say ½ mark, if awarded, has not to be rounded off but carried forward. For example if total marks awarded in 4A above works out as 12-12 then 12 and fraction ½ has to be carried forward. The fraction has to be rounded off only while computing the marks secured in 4A and 4B. i.e., while computing marks obtained out of 36.

Marks awarded in 3B above:                                               -----17 marks

Total marks awarded (1+2+3A+3B out of 3+3+3+17): -----/36 marks

The marks awarded out of 36 are to be reduced to 1/3 rd. to determine marks secured by a student out of 12 marks assigned for internal assessment. For example a student who gets 18 marks out of 36 marks shall be shown to have secured 6 marks out of 12 marks and so on.

Note:- While computing marks out of 36 fraction equal to 0.5 or above should be rounded off to the next higher digit. For example 12.5 will be rounded off to 13,12,92 to 13 and 12.49 to 12.

PSYCHOLOGY

Schools are further obliged to note that 12 marks reserved for internal assessment in case of Psychology are to be awarded on the basis of performance of a student in two sessional tests ( to be given by the school) and maintenance of Record in the following manner:

Note: For better reliability in assessment and also for convenience in scoring the schools may treble the weightage to 36 marks as in case of Physics, Chemistry, etc. The score received finally should be reduced to one third while submitting the internal assessment and record to the board. The break-up of marks (out of 36) is given below:

1.      Total no. of Practicals performed:                                                               03 marks

2.      Maintenance of practical Note-book:                                                            03 marks

3.      Performance in the two sessional tests including viva-voce given by the school:  24 marks                                                                       

4.      Viva-voce given at the time of second sessional test:                                    06 marks

1. No of Practicals performed: 03 marks to be awarded in the following manner:-

i.                    for having performed less than 50% practicals award                         0 marks

ii.                   for having performed 50 to 75% practicals award                              02 marks

iii.                  for having performed 76 to 100% practicals award                            03 marks

2. Maintenance of Note-book (Record of different Activities): 03 marks to be awarded on the basis of:

i.                    Completeness/ coverage of syllabus in practicals;

ii.                   Regularity in record-keeping;

iii.                  Neatness in sketching diagrams and reporting

3A. First sessional test: 12 marks awarded on the basis of demonstration of relevant and necessary competencies and Measurement and other Research Skills.

3B. First sessional test:18 marks including 06 marks reserved for viva-voce are to be awarded on the basis of demonstration of necessary and relevant competencies and measurement and, other Research Skills.

06 marks reserved of viva-voce are to be awarded on the basis of responses to the oral questions asked about the practical(s) attempted by a student. The questions shall be about:

(a)    Principles/basic concepts, etc

(b)   Procedure,

(c)    Application of the required knowledge,

STATISTICS

In case of Statistics 12 marks reserved for internal assessment are to be awarded to a student on the basis of his/her performance in two sessional tests-one based on the syllabus for Paper ‘A’ and second on the syllabus prescribed for Paper ‘B’

Note: For better reliability in assessment and also for convenience in scoring the schools may treble the weightage to 36 marks as in case of Physics, Chemistry, etc. the score received finally should be reduced to one third while submitting the internal assessment and record to the board. The break-up of marks (out of 36) is given below:

1.      First  sessional test (based on paper ‘A’): 18 marks

2.      Second sessional test (based on paper ‘B’): 18 marks

The break up of marks for each term test is given below:

1.      First sessional test: 18 marks awarded on the basis of demonstration of relevant and necessary competencies and construction, estimation, measurement, drawing and interpolation skills and abilities:

2.      Second sessional test:18 marks including 06 marks reserved for viva-voce are to be awarded on the basis of Demonstration of necessary and relevant and necessary  competencies and construction, estimation, measurement, drawing and interpolation skills and abilities. As for viva-voce 06 marks reserved are to be awarded on the basis of response to the oral questions asked about the practical(s) attempted by a student. The questions shall be about:

(a)    Principles/basic concepts.etc

(b)   Procedure,

(c)    Application of the required knowledge,

The schools are obliged to keep proper record of the School-based (internal) assessment. The record shall be subject to verification/scrutiny by the Board. Every page of the School Register containing record of internal assessment should be signed by the concerned teacher.lecturer, head of the department, if any, and countersigned by the Principal/head of the Institution. Overwriting/corrections, if any, should be duly authenticated by the concerned teacher/lecturer and countersigned by the Principal/head of the Institution.

Pleas note that ‘…… Whenever 100% marks are awarded for internal assessment as a whole or for any of it’s part (Note-book/attendance/sessional test(s) no of practicals done) to candidate, the same shall be communicated to the Board along with relevant records and the Board shall reserve the right to decrease the marks in internal assessment if it is satisfied that undue favour has been shown to a particular candidate. Besides, the matter shall be reported to the administrative department for appropriate action”.

The schools are advised to use the ‘Award Sheet’ supplied by the board for communicating marks awarded in internal assessment. The awards should be sent, in any case, 15 days before the commencement of Board examination. Please note that award sent or received after the commencement of examination shall Not be accepted by the Board in any case, whatsoever.

The Schools are required to note that: To pass a subject involving Practicals/Field work a student has to pass separately in theory and practicals. To pass in practicals a student has to pass in Internal Assessment and External practical examination separately. Percentage of marks required to pass in Internal Assessment is 36% and in External Practical Examination 36%.

This being so it is notified for information of all the concerned that any deviation, whatsoever, from the above mentioned directions (based on Board regulations) shall be viewed seriously and appropriate action taken/initiated against the erring Schools/ officials.

 

 

 

 B.A.Dar

(Director, academic)

Copy to:-

1-2 Director School Education, Kashmir, Srinagar/Jammu for information.

3-8 All the Joint Secretaries of the Board for Information

9-11. Joint Directors of School Education, Kashmir/Jammu. They are requested to direct the schools in their jurisdiction to strictly follow the instructions.

12-15 P/S to the honb’le Education Minister/Principal Secretary to Govt. Education Department

16-26 All the Chief Education officer to please ensure implementation of the instructions given in this notification.

30-30A. Principals of all the Higher Secondary Schools for implementation of the instructions.

31-31A. All sub-offices and the branch offices of the Board

32-33 Principals of SIE, Sgr/Jammu

34-47. Principal of all the DIETs

48-51. Deputy Secretary Exam/Secrecy class XII, Kashmir division/Jammy division

51-51A. All Officers/ Sections of the Board

52. Notification File

                                                                  

6. A candidate who appears in the examination but fails in one subject only he/she shall be given  exemption from appearing/ passing in such subjects which he /she has already passed and may be admitted to a subsequent examination in the subject/s on payment of prescribed fee and if he /she passes in that subject he/she shall be deemed to have passed the examination.

Provided that a candidate placed under exemption category shall be allowed to complete the examination in not more than five chances spread over a period of five years from the session in which he/she was placed under exemption category for the first time or till the examination in the relevant courses/scheme is held by the Board, which fever is earlier.

Provided further that if a candidate does not wish to avail himself /herself of this concession, he/she shall intimate his /her  intention to the Board while submitting his/her Permission-Cum-Admission form for the subsequent examination and the option once exercised shall be treated as final and he/she shall not be allowed to revise his/her option thereafter. Provided always that such candidates shall not be allowed to appear in the practical examination again if already passed.           

 

7. A candidate who has secured the exemption from appearing in three subjects of Higher Secondary Examination Part- I shall be eligible to join the next higher examination provisionally if otherwise eligible. In the event of his having qualified in the higher examination the result of higher examination shall not be declared until he/she passes the corresponding lower examination in full, if such a candidate clears the lower examination subsequent to the session at which he/she qualified the higher examination he/she shall be deemed to have passed the higher examination at the session at which he/ she passes the lower examination.

 

8. Candidates, given exemption in three subjects in Higher Secondary Examination Part-I and reading in the next higher class shall, for the purpose of admission to the examination for appearing in the subject, be treated as regular candidates.

The principals of the affiliated Colleges/ recognised schools shall be competent to withdraw, before the commencement of the examination, the admission form of a candidate sent up by him/her for an examination , for good and sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing.

 

9. If a candidate secures pass marks in less than three subjects he/she shall be given exemption from appearing in such subjects in the subsequent examination or examinations. Provided that a candidate placed under reappear category shall be allowed to complete the examination in not more than five chances spread over a period of five years from the session in which he/she was placed under reappear category for the first time or till the time the examination in the relevant course/scheme is held by the Board which ever is earlier. Provided further that no candidate to whom this concession is granted shall be allowed to join the next higher class.

Provided also that no candidate who passes under this category shall be eligible for a scholarship ,prize or medal.

 

10.  A candidate who has been placed under reappear category in a subject/s involving  practicals as a consequence of failure in theory shall be allowed to retain the marks in practical examination (if passed) and likewise to retain marks in the theory part (if passed) while appearing in the Examination subsequently.

 

11.  A candidate placed under exemption category shall have the option of seeking cancellation of his/ her result and appear a fresh in all the subjects including the one in which he/she was granted exemption. Provided such a candidate will not be allowed to appear in practicals examination if already passed.

 

12.  The Secretary shall after satisfying himself that a candidate has complied with all the requirements for admission to an examination, furnish the candidate with an admission card permitting him/her to appear at the examination.

 

Provided that no one shall be admitted into the examination hall unless he/ she  produces to the Superintendent of the examination centre his/her admission card or satisfies such officer that it shall be produced on the next day of the examination. If he/she fails to do so he/she shall not be allowed to continue his/her examination on the next day.

 

13.  The candidates who are eligible to appear privately shall be required to perform the practicals in the subjects in which practical  examination is held in a affiliated institution and produce a certificate to this effect.

 

14.  Candidates appearing in the examination in full subjects, in any capacity, may be allowed to appear in the additional subject simultaneously if they so desire, provided they have not already appeared in that subjects and shall pay the required fee and fill in the admission form separately. Provided also the result of such candidates in the additional subjects shall be declared only if they qualify in the examination in full subjects otherwise the examination in the additional subjects shall automatically stand cancelled. In each subject in which practical examination is held the candidates shall be required to perform practicals in any affiliated school or affiliated college.

 

15.  The following categories of candidates appearing from within the territorial jurisdiction of the Board may be allowed admission as private candidates to the examination subject to the provisions of Regulations governing the examination, provided that they have not been on the rolls of an affiliated college/recognised school or any other recognised institution as regular students in the course leading to the examination at which they intend to appear, at any time during the academic year preceding the examination and are otherwise eligible to appear in the examination.

(i) Candidates having passed an Honours examination in an O.C.L or M.I.L of the erstwhile University of Jammu And Kashmir or University of Kashmir or  University of Jammu or the Jamia Urdu, Aligarh or Jamia Diniyat Urdu, Devband or Rashtriya Basha Prachar Samiti,Wardha or an equivalent examination of any other statutory examination body for admission to examination in English only of the Higher Secondary Examination Part-I Course.

 

(ii) Physically handicapped students, who can produce reasonable evidence of having difficulty in attending the normal institutions only for examinations not involving practical training.

Provided that blind candidates can offer music as one of their subjects.

 

(iii) Candidates having passed not less than one year previously the Secondary School Examination from the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education or an equivalent examination from any other recongised University/Board/Body, if otherwise eligible.

(iv) No one who has passed the examination of the Board or an equivalent  examination of other University /Board shall be permitted to appear at the same examination except as specifically prescribed in the Regulations.

 

16.   For Purpose of a pass:- Explanation

(a)    33% of marks of 30% marks in practical shall be reckoned as 10 marks in place of 9.9 marks.

(b)   33% of 150 marks in a subject shall be reckoned as 49 marks in place of 49.5 marks.

(c)    33% of 60 marks shall be reckoned as 20 marks in place of 19.8 marks.

(d)   33% of 75 marks shall be reckoned as 25 marks in place of 24.75 marks.

(e)    33% of 18 marks shall be reckoned 6 marks in place of 5.94 marks.

(f)     33% of 12 marks shall be reckoned as 4 marks in place of 3.96 marks.

(g)    33% of 50 marks shall be reckoned as 16 marks in place of 16.5 marks

(h)    33% of 120 marks shall be reckoned as 40 marks instead of 39.60 marks

 

Eligibility Certificate

8. (i) No student from another Board or University, or any other examining Body shall be admitted to a recognised Institution except on production of a Certificate of eligibility, signed by the Secretary or any other officers authorized by him. Such a student shall apply on the prescribed form to the Secretary through the Head of the Institution to which he/she is seeking admission, for a certificate of eligibility, and shall at the same time pay the fee of Rs. 200/= per candidate. All such applications shall be accompanied by the original qualification and migration certificates of the University, Board or Body he/she intends to migrate from. Such a student shall furnish  details of subjects which he/she took in the University/ Board from where he/she is migrating, and in case a student is migrating after having joined a course in another University/Board but has not completed it and seeks admission to this Board for completion of the corresponding course, shall furnish a statement of lectures/lessons delivered and attended, from the Head of the institute recently attended by him/her, alongwith the reasons of migration.

Provided however, that in case a student is not able to produce all the documents required for the issue of eligibility certificate, the Chairman, on the recommendations of the Head of the Institution concerned, may authorise his/her provisional admission at his/her risk and responsibility on production of some documentary evidence in original of his/her having passed the last examination on the basis of which admission is sought.

 

ii) An undertaking in writing, in the following form, shall in this case be obtained from the applicant, duly attested by a Magistrate or an Oath Commissioner, and forwarded to the Board along with the application of the student for grant of eligibility certificate:

 

 

 

AFFIDAVIT

“I _____________________ Son/Daughter of ________________ Resident of ____________________________hereby solemnly declare that such admission in ____________________ (class course)  ______________ Institution on the undertaking that my admission to the class is provisional and is subject to confirmation on the issue of certificate of eligibility by the Board under rules. If for any reasons, whatsoever the Board declines to issue the said certificate, may provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

 

Such provisional admission shall entitle a student to join the Institution at his/her own risk and on the condition that he/she obtained a final certificate of eligibility before the *declaration of the result of the Board examination to which the student has been admitted:

 

Provided further that the request for grant of provisional admission should be made to the Board immediately after the student applies to the Head of the Institution for seeking admission to the Board.

 

Provided also that the conditions governing the issue of the eligibility certificate shall not apply to such students as have passed any of the examinations of the Jammu and Kashmir Universities or of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir.

In all such cases where the eligibility of a candidate is disputed, the decision of the Board shall be final and binding upon the candidates concerned.*

If the Board or the University from which the candidates has migrated, has not prepared the qualification certificate and issued it in favour of the candidate, the result of the candidate for the examination which he/she took in this Board may be declared on the basis of a recommendation from the Secretary of the Board concerned or the Registrar of the University to the effect that the certificate of the candidate has not been prepared and issued in his/her favour although he/she has passed the examination concerned. The qualification certificate of this Board, however, shall not be issued to the candidate unless and until he/she produces the qualification certificate from the Board or University from which he/she migrated.

9.Production of Migration Certificate    

(i) Students seeking admission to a recognised Institution, and Private candidates seeking admission to an examination of the Board, after having been admitted as members of another University or Board incorporated by any law for the time being in force, shall not be registered unless their applications for registration are accompanied by a Migration certificate from the previous University/Board:

 

Provided that in the case of a student coming from a Pakistan University/Board,  including part of state occupied of Pakistan the production of Migration certificate may not be insisted upon but the candidate shall produce the original certificate of having passed an examination from such a University or Board.

 

Provided further that an affidavit attested by a first class Magistrate shall be produced by the candidate to the effect that prior to the student’s enrolment in this Board and after his discharge from an Institution affiliated to a University/Board in Pakistan he/she did not join any affiliated or residential institution of any other Indian University or Board in case the intervening period is more than one academic year

 

(ii) Notwithstanding any thing contained in the foregoing regulations the requirement of producing a Migration Certificate by a student migrating to this Board from a sister University or Board in India be waived on reciprocal basis and such a student be, however, asked to furnish the following certificates from the Head of the Institution last attended by him/her:-

 

(a)      that he/she has not been debarred, rusticated or otherwise disqualified from continuing his/her studies, by the University or Board from which he/she is migrating for any malpractice at any University/Board examination or for any kind of misbehaviour; and

 

(b)     that he/she does not owe any amount to the University or Board from which he/she is migrating.  

Equivalence of Examinations               

(iii) The examination of all such Boards of Secondary Education/Universities or the Examining Bodies, incorporated by law for the time being in force, which do not stand/recognised by this Board but have been recognised by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi as equivalent to their corresponding Examinations, shall be granted recognition for purposes of admission in the recognised Schools/affiliated Colleges of this Board and to the examination by this Board being important to the corresponding examinations of the Board.

 

Provided the Examination of all such foreign Universities and Examining  bodies, which have been recognised by the Association of Indian Universities from time to time as equivalent to the corresponding examinations of Indian Universities/ Boards/ Examining Bodies incorporated by law for the time being in force, shall be granted recognition for purposes of admission in recognised schools/Affiliated Colleges of this Board and to the Examinations conducted by this Board.

 

Provided further equivalence be granted to the following examinations conducted by Universities of Jammu and Kashmir or Jamia Deniyat  Urdu, Devband or Jamia Urdu, Aligarh or Urdu Board Aligarh in Urdu Languages plus the English only subject of Secondary School Examination (Class- X) Higher Secondary Examination Part- I (Class- XI) and High Secondary Examination Part- II (Class- XII) conducted by this Board for purpose of employment:

 

 

S.No. Name of Examination Equivalence granted
(1)

Proficiency, High Proficiency or Honours Examination in Urdu conducted by University or Jammu or University of Kashmir or Jamia Deniyat Urdu, Devband or Jamia Urdu Aligarh or Urdu Board /Aligarh plus English Only subject Examination of the secondary shchool (class X) Examination,conducted by the J & K State Board of School Education.

Equivalence to Secondary School Examination for purposes of employment to such post/s which require the knowledge of Urdu and English of Secondary School Examination standard in various Deptts. Other than teaching profession in which case the  Department of Education shall apply its rule and procedure. 
(2)

High proficiency or Honours Examination in Urdu conducted by any of the Examining Bodies mentioned at S. No. 1 above English only subject of P.U.C /Higher Secondary Examination part I (Class- XI) conducted by the J &K State Board of School Education.

 

Equivalent to Higher Secondary Examination Part- I (class-XI) for purpose of employment to such posts which require the knowledge of Urdu and English of Higher Secondary Examination Part- I standard in various Departments other than teaching profession in which case the Department of Education shall apply its own rules and procedure.
(3) High proficiency of Honours Examination in Urdu conducted by any of the Examining bodies mentioned at S. No. 1 above plus English only subject of Higher Secondary Examination Part- II. Equivalent to Higher Secondary Examination Prt- II for purposes of employment to such posts which requires the knowledge of English and Urdu of Higher Secondary Examination Part- II standard in various Departments other than teaching profession in which case the Department of Education shall apply its own rules and procedure.

Board Rules Governing Change of subject Unless otherwise provided in these regulations, candidates of Higher Secondary Examination Part-I and Higher Secondary Part-II desiring to change their subject in which they have failed or have been placed in reappear category, be allowed to do so at any session subsequent to the one at which they have failed or have been placed under reappear category along with a fee of Rs. 100/- without requiring them to appear again in the subject in which they have already passed provided the change is within the stream that they pursued or from science/ commerce  to arts and not vice versa and request for change of subjects is made alongwith a fee of Rs. 100/- before or at the time of submission of fees and forms for the examination. However, if the candidates want to change their entire stream of subjects they may also be allowed to do so provided they seek cancellation of their earlier result in all subjects, excepting English in which the candidates can retain the earlier awards (if successful and if they so desire).

Provided further except in the case of Geology, Geography and Mathematics, no candidate of Higer Secondary Examination Part-II shall take up any subject of Science group unless he/she has passed the corresponding subject in the qualifying examination.