Mardan BISE lowers pass percentage to 25
MARDAN, Oct 10: The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mardan,
has announced that pass percentage, currently standing at 33, will be lowered to
25 while concessional marks will be reduced from six to three.
announced that from 2008 onwards students would be taking their 9th and 10th
class examinations in one go.
Those students who have passed their 9th
class examinations this year, however, will be allowed to take the 10th class
examinations next year.
According to a press release of the BISE, the
decision was made in the light of a meeting of experts on education of the four
provinces in Islamabad where a number of decisions were taken.
decided that from next year 9th and 10th class examinations would be conducted
in one go and practical marks would be 15 per cent of the total. The total marks
in science subjects would be 75, of which 65 would be for the theory paper and
10 marks for the practicals. According to the handout, 25 marks will be set
aside for a multiple-choice paper. Dawn
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