Students of SSC and Intermediate declared passed in Telangana

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The students of Telangana Open School Society (TOSS), SSC and Intermediate Public Examinations in Telangana have been declared passed in their final year examinations in March 2020.

Telangana State government in a GO MS No.12 issued here today declared all those candidates registered for the final year examinations in March 2020 as passed by awarding minimum 35% qualifying marks in each subject.

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It may be recalled the decision came as the examinations couldn’t be conducted owing to the break out of Corona Pandemic and subsequent lockdown in the country since March 23. Though the government attempted to conduct examinations in the month of May but had to stop in the middle due to court orders. Subsequently, the Department of School Education has constituted an 8 member committee to suggest the government in this regard which had submitted its report recommending to declare the results without conducting the examination this year.

The GO clearly stated that all those candidates registered for Science, Vocational and Practicals may also be awarded 35% qualifying marks to be declared as passed. However, the GO also permitted those students who wish to attain additional marks may appear for the improvement as and when the department announces the schedule depending on the Covid situation.