Srinagar, Oct 18: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has decided to mention ‘previous’ academic year on marks sheets of those formerly 10th and 12th standard students who were affected by adoption of Uniform Academic Calendar (UAC).
According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Director Academics of the board has said that it has issued a clarification regarding session gap of academic year 2022 in case of students of Kashmir division, winter zone areas of Jammu division of UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh.
JKBOSE in a communique has said, “In year 2022, administration adopted a Uniform Academic Calendar across UTs of J&K and Ladakh which was implemented by the JKBOSE due to which the practice of conducting separate examinations for different divisions of erstwhile state of J&K was abandoned and all the examinations were conducted uniformly by JKBOSE from Academic Session 2023.”
The official said that owing to this fact that no annual regular examination of classes 10th, 11th and 12th were conducted for the Session 2022 which were otherwise to be held in months of October-November 2022, in Kashmir Division, Winter Zone Areas of Jammu Division and UT of Ladakh Division.
“The examinations were uniformly conducted across the UTs of J&K and Ladakh in the month of March-April 2023,” it reads.
JKBOSE accordingly informed all the concerned that in order to address the issue, the clarification shall be printed on the diplomas of such students of classes 10th & 12th of annual regular, Session 2022-23, who have been affected by adoption of Uniform Academic Calendar in case of Kashmir Division, Winter Zone Areas of Jammu Division, and UT of Ladakh only.
“Session shall be shown as Annual Regular 2021-22/23 and a sentence ‘Academic Session Annual Regular 2021-22 shifted to Academic Session 2022-23 due to adoption of Uniform Academic Calendar’ shall be mentioned at the bottom part of the diplomas qualification certificates,” it reads—(KNO)