TS to pass over 2L students who failed inter first-yr exams

The Telangana government on Friday announced that it will pass all 2,35,230 (51%) students who failed the first-year inter exams. They will be given the minimum marks. This comes after six students died by suicide in the last week after the results were announced.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  24 Dec 2021 3:13 PM GMT
TS to pass over 2L students who failed inter first-yr exams

Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Friday announced that it will pass all 2,35,230 (51%) students who failed the first-year inter exams. They will be given the minimum marks. This comes after six students died by suicide in the last week after the results were announced.

The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) on 17 December had announced that 49% of regular first-year students pursuing general and vocational courses for the academic year 2020-21 had passed the intermediate examinations.

A total of 4,59,242 students had appeared for the exams out of which 2,24,012 students had passed. Of the total students who had appeared for the exam this year, 2,26,616 were girls and 2,32,626 were boys and 56% of the girls and 42% of the boys had passed.

TSBIE said that despite the absence of regular physical classes, students had done well in the exams. Due to the pandemic, regular physical classes were conducted only for 40 days. Thereafter, online classes were arranged by TSBIE through Doordarshan and T-Sat. Zoom classes were also held by the college lecturers.

The intermediate public examinations for regular first-year students for the academic year 2020-21 were conducted from 25 October to 3 November 2021 at 1,768 examination centres. Subsequently, valuation was peacefully completed at 14 different spot valuation camps in the state.


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