Schools con­cerned over new syl­labus

DNA Sunday (Mumbai) - - TE ST - Kranti Vib­hute

School prin­ci­pals across the city are con­cerned about whether SSC stu­dents’ aca­demic per­for­mance in the board ex­ams will be poor if not bet­ter, fol­low­ing the change in syl­labus and the scrap­ping of the 20-marks in­ter­nal ex­ams. The Se­condary School Cer­tifi­cate (SSC) in­tro­duced a new syl­labus this year and also de­clared a new pa­per pat­tern for 100 marks in­stead of scrap­ping ex­ams of 20 marks.

Some school prin­ci­pals said the stu­dents have al­ready per­formed poorly in the re­cent se­mes­ter ex­ams than in the pre­vi­ous year. A prin­ci­pal from a west­ern sub­urb school said, “This se­mes­ter exam class 10 stu­dents, who will be ap­pear­ing for the SSC board exam have per­formed worst then stu­dents be­fore them. It is may be due to the new pa­per pat­tern and most of the ex­ams are 100 marks. Their poor per­for­mance is seen mostly in the lan­guage papers that don’t have an in­ter­nal 20 marks exam. Our prin­ci­pal’s as­so­ci­a­tion have ap­proached the board and we have heard that they may think of some­thing for stu­dents. How the stu­dents will per­form in board exam we will come to know af­ter they give their pre­lim exam.”

Im­age for rep­re­sen­ta­tion

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