The Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE), Bhiwani has again decided to conduct board examinations for 2021-22 academic session for 8th grade students in 2022. Students enrolled in class 8 must self-register for the exams. Schools must complete the student details form and submit it online through the link on the official board website www.bseh.org.in.
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Meanwhile, the Haryana administration has also allowed schools located in the state to change their affiliation. All government and private schools affiliated with Haryana Board schools and of other boards such as CBSE and CISCE located in Haryana can fill out the form to join HBSE from November 22 to December 6. Forms can be filled in free of charge until December 6. After that, the late fee will be charged at Rs 5000. A fee of Rs 2000 is to be paid by the non-government secondary schools and Rs 8000 for connection by the permanently accredited schools for the first time through online gateway.
Context of the problem
In 2010, Haryana Board conducted the last class 8 exams with 3,44,698 students being declared successful out of a total of 3,67,247 students who participated in the exam. Earlier, the schools affiliated with the CBSE and Indian ICSE boards protested the Haryana government’s decision to hold the 8th grade board exam. In defense of the Haryana government’s decision, BSEH chairman Jagbir Singh said that previously the Haryana Education Board passed board exams for grades 5, 8, 10 and 12. However, with the implementation of the RTE 2011 rule, the board exams are only held for classroom 10 and 12.
“We are making changes to Haryana’s education policy. The annual exam of the children of class 8 of all boards in Haryana is conducted by the school board of Haryana. The main goal is to improve the quality of the children’s education,” he told media.
As pollution levels continue to fluctuate between “very bad” and “severe” in the National Capital Region (NCR), Haryana government officials said on Wednesday they will follow directions from the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM), which and Close all educational institutions until further notice.
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