The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) on Monday has announced that the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations 2021 will be held in April.

In a notification, the NBSE informed that the HSLC Examination 2021 will be conducted from April 7 to April 21.

On the other hand, the HSSLC Examination 2021 will be held from April 6 to April 29.

Results of both the examinations are likely to be declared in June.

The NBSE further informed that Class XI Promotion Examination will be conducted by respective schools from March 11 to March 31 adding that detailed instructions will be provided later.

The NBSE further said that all the examinations will be conducted in offline mode.

The board has made available examination routines in its website

It said with the provision of reopening of schools, institutions having Science stream may conduct some hands on experience practical class in smaller groups for class XI and XII students.

It added that the conduct of the practicals should be based on the practical syllabus.

The board asked the teachers to conduct practical classes of all subjects and make assessment based on the practical conducted in the class.

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The marks of this assessment will be taken as practical marks along with practical record book assessment issued earlier, it said.

The notification said internal assessments/project works for all the subjects will be conducted by the schools through online/offline mode before the conduct of HSLC, Class XI Promotion and HSSLC Examinations 2021.

It said after conducting the internal/practical/project work, the school will record and keep the marks ready for submission to the board on the dates as and when notified.

The board asked subject teachers to inform the students about the reduced syllabus for 2021 examinations which was uploaded in the office website on September 1 last year.

The schools have been asked to submit model test results to the board from February 6 to February 12.

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The board reiterated that the schools will adopt necessary measures to track the learning outcomes of the students and give remedial/coaching classes online/offline in order to prepare them for the ensuing examinations.

Bhadra Gogoi

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