No more 'Failed' In Marksheet!

 Mumbai
No more 'Failed' In Marksheet!

The stigma of failing the board exams is about to end. The state education department to dispense with the word 'failed' from Higher secondary Certificate(HSC) & Secondary school Certificate(SSC) exam marksheets. In the SSC re-exam result announced today. 27.97% students have passed the re-exams. 78,153 students will be promoted.Students will be considered ‘eligible for re-exam’ if they fail in three or more subjects.‘eligible only for skill-development programme’ if they fail re-exams.Vinod Tawde, education minister, said the step initiated will help in removing prejudgement against academically weak students. “The failure tag demoralises them, they lose out on a year and are labelled by the society."said Tawde. 

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