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63,000 class 12 students to take re-appear exam on June 23

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The School Education Board (PSEB) will conduct re-appear examination on June 23 for the 63,000 class 12 students who have failed in a subject and placed in compartment.

The re-appear exam of 12th standard of PSEB will be held on June 23, Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary said today.

The minister, in a statement, said 63,000 students have failed in a subject thus being placed in compartment.

Considering multitude of factors like admission in next class, courses, or applying for a job, it has been decided to conduct the re-appear exam early, she said.

The minister further said that the result of the re- appear exam, for which centres will be made at sub-divisional level, would be declared in 10 days.

She also disclosed that the PSEB has been instructed to ensure implementation of this decision.

Chaudhary said earlier, PSEB used to conduct re-appear exam only for science stream students but now it would be conducted for all the streams of class 12.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 19:57 IST