Thiruvananthapuram: BJP Yuva Morcha joins KSU protest against cancellation of Kerala SSLC maths examination

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New Delhi | Updated: March 27, 2017 4:57:52 PM

The class 10 maths examination will now take place on March 30.

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha Manch has joined the protest started by the Kerala Students Union (KSU) against the cancellation of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate maths examination that was earlier scheduled to take place on March 20. The maths examination was cancelled by the Kerala Education Department after finding out in an investigation that13 questions in the paper were leaked. The class 10 maths examination will now take place on March 30.

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Kerala Education Minister Prof. C. Raveendranath on March 25 discussed the matter with other higher education officials during an emergency meeting that day, according to an NDTV report. The matter about the surface leaked when an investigation conducted by the education department found that several questions that were there in the SSLC maths question paper were also there in a Model question paper that was prepared by a private agency in Malappuram, according to the report.

About the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination:

Conducted by the Kerala State Education Board, the State Secondary Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Examination for class 10 commenced from March 8 and were to go on until March 27. The students will be given grades on a scale of 9 instead of scores. A total of 4,55,906 students are appearing for this year’s examination.

SSLC exam timings: 1:45 PM to 3:30 PM

The State education Board of Kerala will conduct Save a Year (SAY) examination in May 2017 for all students who fail to clear the general SSLC examinations that are being conducted in March 2017. Application forms will be available within 5 days after the declaration of the SSLC examination results.

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