a) Students who are placed under reappear category in one subject only;
b) Students who having passed their examination intend to improve their division/rank/grade. This shall include students who get placed under reappear category in one or more than one subject as a result of withdrawal of statutory marks (the concession having been withdraw on the request of concerned student/s);
c) Students who having passed their Higher Secondary Examination Part-I or Higher Secondary Examination Part II (as the case may be) intend to appear in additional subjects.
d) Shortage cases provided they make up the shortages before the commencement of Bi-annual Examination
e) Late school students having completed the required course before the commencement of annual examination but not having appeared therein
f) The admission to Class XI shall be open to only such students who have passed in all five subjects of class. Secondary School examination or Higher Secondary Examination Part –I (as the case may be)
g) Such of the failures (including exemptional cases) as rejoin the College/ School after the declaration of their results in the annual examination in the same course in which they have failed shall not be eligible for admission to the Bi-annual /supplementary examination of the year. They shall be eligible after re-admission anly at the next annual examination along with the batch of students with whom they got readmitted into the College/School after their last failure.
Provided that a candidate appearing as a Regular student at a subsequent examination after having been placed in exemption category previously, shall have to appear in all the subjects and no concession of previous examination shall be granted to him.
Provided further that candidates of the bi-annual/ supplementary examination shall be granted admission to the next higher class along with the successful candidates of the next annual examination.
16. Subject to provisions of Regulation 15 of this chapter, the following candidate categories of candidates shall be allowed admission to appear as private eligible to candidates in the Secondary School Examination.
(b) Candidates having attained the age of 14+ (fourteen plus) on the first day of the month of November and May of the year of the examination in the case of winter and summer zone areas, respectively, of J& K State.
c) Candidates who having passed the Matriculation /Secondary School Examination of the Board or of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir, or an equivalent examination of any Indian University or Board of Education, wish to appear in additional subject./s prescribed for the Secondary School Examination.
d) Candidates who have failed or have been placed under reappear category in the Secondary School Examination of the Board.
e) Candidates, who having passed an examination in an Oriental Classical or Modern Indian Language of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir, or Jamia Deniyat Urdu, Devband UP, or the Rashtriya Bhasha Prachar Samiti, Wardha, or University of Kashmir or University of Jammu or the Jamia urdu Aligarh or an equivalent examination or another statutory body, desire to appear in the examination from territories within the Jurisdiction of the Board;
f) Candidates who having passed in English only subject of the Secondary School Examination of the Board, or of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir or the Punjab University (Paskistan or India) before 1949, wish to appear in the remaining subjects of the Secondary school Examination;
g) Other candidates, who reside outside the territorial jurisdiction of the Board and satisfy the conditions laid down in these regulations; provided that in case of candidates from outside the state of Jammu and Kashmir only those candidates shall be allowed to appear in the examination, who themselves or their guardians have been residents of the Jammu and Kashmir State or are serving within the territorial jurisdiction or the Board at the time of submission of their Forms and produce a certificate to this effect from Competent Authority, namely, the Head of the Department concerned or the Deputy Commissioner or in the case of Defence Personnel the Commanding Officer command.
h) Candidates who having passed the Higher Secondary Core Examination of the erstwhile University of Jammu of Kashmir or of the Board, can, if they so desire, appear in the Mathematics subject of the Secondary School Examination. The successful candidates shall be deemed to have passed the Secondary School Examination as Completion cases;
i) Candidates (males as well as females) having passed class-IX examination and have left the institution nine months before the date on which the examination (theory) is scheduled to be held, shall be allowed to appear in the examination.
17.Private candidate eligibleto appear in Hr. Sec. Exam.Part1/PartII:-
In addition to the category of candidates mentioned under regulation 7 (i) and (ii) of chapter XII and Regulations 1 (i) to 11(vi) of chapter XIII of these Regulations, the following categories of candidates shall also be eligible to appear in the Higher Secondary Examination Part-I/Higher Secondary Examination Part-II as private candidates: -
(i) Candidates who have not been on the rolls of a affiliated Institution/affiliated College as Regular Students in Higher Secondary Examination Part-I/Higher Secondary Examination Part-II, course at any time during the academic year preceding the examination for which they are studying, shall appear at the examination as Private Candidates; Provided that such candidates may be allowed to appear in additional subjects simultaneously if they so desire, and shall pay the required fee and fill in the Admission form separately. Provided further that the result of such candidates in the additional subject/s shall be declared only if they qualify in the examination in full subjects otherwise the examination in the additional subject/s shall automatically stand cancelled. In each subject in which practical examination is held the candidates. shall be required to perform practicals in any affiliated institution
(ii) Candidates having passed the examination may be allowed to appear at any subsequent examination in any one or more elective subjects prescribed for that examination except the subjects in which they have already passed the examination in accordance with the Regulations governing that Examination.
(iii) Physically handicapped students, who can produce reasonable evidence of having difficulty in attending the normal Institutions, only for examinations not involving practical training;
Provided that blind candidates can offer music as one of their subjects.
(iv) Candidates having passed, not less than one year previously the Secondary School Examination from the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education or an equivalent Examination from any other recognised University/ Board/Body and have not been on the rolls of a recognised institution during the year preceeding the Examination can appear in the Higher Secondary Exam. Part-I
(v) Candidates having passed Higher Secondary core Examination conducted by the J&K Board of Secondary Education or the erstwhile University of Jammu & Kashmir can appear in Higher Secondary Examination Part-I.
Provided that such of the candidates as have not passed the Mathematics subject of Secondary School Examination after having passed the Higher Secondary Core Examination of this Board or of the erstwhile University of Jammu and Kashmir, shall not be allowed to offer Mathematics/Science in Higher Secondary Examination Part-I.
(vi) Candidates having passed, not less than one year previously, the Higher Secondary Examination Part –I from the J & K Board of School Education or an equivalent examination from any other Board/University/Body and have not been on the rolls of a recognized institution at any time during the year. preceeding the Examination can appear in the Higher Secondary Examination Part-II
(vii) A private Candidate offering Science subject, Music or Home Science shall produce a certificate of having done the practical training, or map work in the case of Geography or surveying in the case of Geology, in a Laboratory of an affiliated College/affiliated institution, or any other laboratory approved by the Board for the purpose; provided in the case of such subject/subjects in which practical examination is held, the minimum irreducible number of practicals done shall be 70% of total practicals. The certificate duly signed by the Principal of an affiliated College School in which the practical training has been received, must reach the Secretary at least 15 days before the commencement of the Examination.
18. (a)Casual Students:-
A casual student as against a regular student is one whose name in not on the rolls of a recognised institution as a regular student but, who with the approval of the Head of the Institution, attends the class in a subject or subjects. A casual student will not lose the right to appear as Private Candidate if he is admitted as casual student in any affiliated Institution, the Head of the Institution shall be required to report to the Secretary of the Board all particulars about such a candidate before such admission is being allowed by the Head of the recognised Institution.
Academic year means the total period during which instruction is required for the purpose of any examination between the commencement of one examination and the commencement of the next examination.
19. Certificate of Practical Training :-A Private candidate offering a Science subject, Music or Home Science or other subject in which practical training, map work, surveying etc, is necessary shall produce a certificate of having done the practical training in accordance with the provisions of the Regulations governing the particular examination, in a laboratory, workshop, field, etc. recognised by the Board in the subject or subjects concerned. The certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institution in which the practical training has been given, must accompany the admission form for examination or be recorded on the same.
20. Improvement of Performance :-Candidates of Hr. Sec. Exam. Part-I or Hr. Sec. Exam. Part –II as desire to improve their division/marks /grade by seeking cancellation of awards secured by them in a particular examination be allowed to do so and appear in the same examination afresh at one of the two immediate subsequent sessions and in no case there after, provided that they shall have to appear in all the theory subjects offered by them previously and shall have a single chance to avail of this concession within the prescribed time limit. They shall not be allowed to appear in practicals in which case they shall retain their earlier marks. Provided further that in all such cases where the candidate fails to improve his/her performance he/she shall be allowed to retain the previous result.
21. Failure to appear in :-
(i) Subject to the conditions, if any provided in the relevant Regulations, if a candidate accepted for an examination is unable to appear in or misses a paper/papers of the examination on account of his/her serious illness or an accident to himself/herself or on account of the death of a near relative, on one of the days of the examination, or on account of any other unforeseen circumstances beyond his/her control, he /she may be given another opportunity of passing the examination at the session immediately following the one in which he/she missed to complete the examination, only when the Chairman is satisfied by the evidence produced that the concession applied for is justified in accordance with the intention of this Regulation.
(ii) A candidate having partly missed the examination may , at his/her option, be examined in the part of the subject he/she has missed or in the whole subject at the bi-annual/subsequent examination. To enable him/her to exercise this option, he/she shall be furnished with the marks certificate in respect of the subject/subjects or paper/papers in which he/she has appeared.
(iii) Candidates as have appeared in any examination of the Board and desire cancellation of their Answer Scripts before these are sent for evaluation be allowed to do so and allowed to appear in full subjects in the next session provided that the Chairman feels satisfied that it was beyond the control of the candidates to have appeared in the Examination and completed the same at the session in which he/she appeared in one or more papers.
(iv) The application of a candidate prevented from appearing in or completing the examination on account of the aforesaid reasons shall be entertained only if it fulfils the following Conditions : -
(a) It is submitted so as to reach the Additional/Joint Secretary(Examinations) Jammu Division/Kashmir Division, as the case may be, not later than the fifteenth day from the date on which the candidate was incapacitated from appearing in the examination and these missed it partly;
(b) It is submitted through the Head of the concerned affiliated Institution /affiliated College as the case may be, or in the case of private candidates through the officers, who attested the Admission Application Form of the candidate for admission to the examination. These officers, after making necessary inquiries shall have to certify in writing that the candidate could not appear in the examination or missed it partly because of his/her serious illness or accident to himself/herself or because of the death of a near relative or on account of any other unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances (such circumstances to be precisely mentioned) on such and such day/days of the examination, accompanied also in the case of illness or accident by a medical certificate from an Assistant Surgeon being medical graduate.
22.Admission to higher class for candidates who have missed a paper or subject :-.
Unless otherwise provided, only those candidates who have missed one paper/subject of the examination and were likely to pass in the examination had they appeared in this paper/subject and passed in it, may be allowed provisionally to read for the next higher class till the publication of the results of the bi-annual/subsequent examination at which such candidates have appeared; provided in the case of candidates who appear in any higher examination after having availed of the concession provided in this Regulation, the period of interval, between the previous examination and the next examination in which the candidates are appearing, shall be counted from the session in which the candidates could not appear in the last examination or having missed it partly. Candidates who pass under this Regulation shall not, however, be eligible for a scholarship or a prize.
23.Additional Chance to Exemption case:-.
Whenever the Chairman is satisfied by the evidence produced candidate that he/she missed to avail of any chance available to him/her as the Exemption due to illness, detention, accident or death of a near relative or any other cause he/she may be allowed to avail of one more chance to complete the Examination at the session immediately next to the last chance available to him/her.
The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education
(Academic Division, New campus Bemina Srinagar-190010)
Notification:This is to notify for information of all the concerned that the Regulation governing permission to use amanuensis in the examinations held by the Board has been partially amended by the Board at its meeting on 2-09-2002. the amended regulation covers spasticstudentsandaccident casesas well and reads:
I. “An amanuensis shall be allowed in the case of physically handicapped candidates,who are either blind or are permanently disabled from writing with their won hands.
II. The Secretary of the Board shall arrange for the appointment of an amanuensis and inform the Superintendent of the Centre concerned.
III. The amanuensis shall be a student of a lower grade of education than the candidate andmust not be attached to the Institution to which the candidate belongs, if he/she is sent up by a recognized Institution. In case of physically handicapped private candidates, the amanuensis appointed may belong to a recognized Institution.
Explanation: If the physically handicapped candidates is appearing in the 10th Class Examination, the amanuensis must be a student of 7th or 8th class and so on.
IV. The Superintendent of the Centre of Examination shall arrange for a suitable room for physically handicapped candidates and appoint a special supervisor for him/her.
V. Blind candidates may be permitted to type their answers, if they so desire.
VI. Spastic students, i.e., students suffering from permanent muscle constriction or loss of feeling (paralytic) cases will also be allowed amanuensis and shall have the facility of additional half an hour or one hour; depending on the recommendations of speech therapist or other concerned specialist from a government hospital for each of the subjects of appearance in the examination. Provided that the request for amanuensis from the spastic student is accompanied by a certificate from Speech therapist or E.N.T. specialist from a government hospital that the student is suffering from spastic palsy.
VII. The amanuensis will be a social workers who can understand and interpret their speech as amanuensis. Provided that the amanuensis so appointed is not expert in the subject in which the spastic student is appearing.
VIII. The spastic children will be exempted from a) Practical Work in Sciences as a special case; b) Map work in Geography and c) Construction work in Geometry & Mathematics.
IX. One invigilator will be appointed for each candidate suffering from impairment of speech due to cerebral palsy and the entire cost will be borne by the candidate.
X. The Secretary of the Board shall arrange for the appointment of an amanuensis and inform the Superintendent of the Centre concerned.
XI. The amanuensis shall be a student of a lower grade of education than the candidate andmust not be attached to the Institution to which the candidate belongs, if he/she is sent by a recognized Institution. In case of physically handicapped private candidates, the amanuensis appointed may belong to a recognized Institution. Explanation: If the physically handicapped candidate is appearing in the 10th Class Examination, the amanuensis must be a student of 7th or 8th class and so on.
XII. The Superintendent of the Centre of Examination shall arrange for a suitable room for spastic student and appoint a special supervisor for him/her.
XIII. Blind candidates may be permitted to type their answer, if they so desire. The amended regulation shall be implemented with immediate effect.
24.Amanuensis for Physically Handicapped StudentsI):-
A:In amanuensis shall be allowed in the case of physically handicapped candidates, who are either blind or are permanently disabled from writing with their own hands.
(II) The Secretary of the Board shall arrange for the appointment of an amanuensis and inform the Superintendent of the Centre concerned.
(III) The amanuensis shall be a student of a lower grade of education than the candidate and must not be attached to the Institution to which the candidate belongs, if he/she is sent up by a recognized Institution. In case of physically handicapped private candidates, the amanuensis appointed may belong to a recognized Institution.
Explanation: If the physically handicapped candidate is appearing in the 10th Class Examination, the amanuensis must be a student of 7th or 8th class and so on.
(IV) The Superintendent of the Centre of Examination shall arrange for a suitable room for physically handicapped candidate and appoint a special supervisor for him/her.
(V) Blind candidates may be permitted to type their answers, if they so desire.
(VI) The remuneration payable to the amanuensis shall be Rs18/= per day of Examination.
25. Fees for Bi-Annual exam:- The fees for the Bi-annual examination shall be the same as for the corresponding annual examination in the case of all examinations.
26.Dates of Exams.:- The dates of commencement of the annual and bi-annual examination shall be notified separately.
27.Date for the Receipt of Forms & fee:-
(i) The last date for the receipt, in the office of the Board, of forms and fees for each examination shall be notified separately. The dates of receipt of forms and fees in the Board office, Srinagar/Jammu or at its sub-offices shall be considered to be the dates of their receipt in the main office at the head growth and delay fees, whatever due, shall be regulated accordingly. In case the last date prescribed for submission of forms fees, falls on a holiday or Sunday the next working day shall be the last prescribed date.
(ii) Candidates who are eligible to appear in the Secondary School Examination, Higher Secondary Examination Part-I and Higher Secondary Examination Part-II as a sequel to the result of the preceding examination may submit their forms and pay the fees without late fees within 15 days of the declaration of the result (the date of declaration of result being included in it) and thereafter with a prescribed late fee of Rs. 120/- for first count of fifteen days and Rs. 220/- for second count of ten days i.e., upto a maximum of twenty five days of delay. This concession will not however, apply to those candidates in whose case the duration of time between the respective dates prescribed above and the dates of declaration of result is less than fifteen days.
28.Dates of Declaration of Results:-
(i) Save with the Special permission of the Chairman, the result of an Examination shall not be declared later than 12 weeks of the date of termination of the Examination
(ii) Communication of Results :- Candidates desiring communication of their results confidentially to an Institution inside or outside the State, where they may be confidentially seeking admission, before the date fixed for announcement of results shall have to pay a fee of Rs. 300/- per candidates for Institution.
29. Change of dates of Examination:- Whenever any of the days on which an Examination has to be held happens to be a holiday or when the Chairman feels that there is sufficient reason for altering the days for holding an examination as already fixed, the Chairman may fix such other day/s for holding the examination as he may consider proper. Provided that a Notification shall be issued for any such alteration of dates as the Chairman may direct.
30. Centres of Exams.:-
(i) The Examination of the Board shall be held at such Centres and on such dates and at such time as the Chairman may, from time to time, decide.
(ii) Every regular or fresh private candidate shall be required to appear at a Centre fixed by the Board when failures and reappear cases shall have to appear from the same centres where from they had appeared previously or as fixed by the Board
31.Change of Centre of Examinations:-
(i) The request for change of centre of examination from one place to another shall not ordinarily be entertained unless: -
(a) The request for change of centre on the prescribed proforma accompanied by the prescribed fee of Rs. 500/- is received atleast thirty days before the commencement of a particular examination.
However, the Chairman, in genuine cases may entertain such requests twenty days before the commencement of an examination as a special case.
(b) The candidate himself/herself or his/her natural guardian is posted at the place where he/she seeks to change his/her centre of examination and produces a certificate of posting from the employer, provided that the employee other than Defence and Police who are appearing in the examination in any of the capacity shall appear from the same centers where from they appeared previously while in employment an posted at the places other than their centre of examination. Provided also that no request for change of centre from the candidates, other than Police and Defence personnel, shall be entertained on the basis of the posting if that has taken place prior to the last examination taken by the candidate at the centre wherefrom he/she seeks the change. Provided lastly that the change of centre will be accepted/ allowed only when sufficient proof is provided to the effect that the parents/guardian alongwith the candidate are residing at the place of posting of the candidate/parents/guardian.
(c) The change of centres shall be sanctioned by the Chairman or any other officer as may be authorised by him (Chairman) for this purpose. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Regulations the Chairman may in genuine cases and for sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing sanction change of centre as a special case, Provided that candidates, if they so opt, can appear from provincial/District headquarter to which he/she belongs.
(d) The fee paid is not refundable if the request is rejected.
32. Mode of Examination:-The tests of the examination conducted by the Board may be written or partly oral in practical and partly written. Oral and practical tests shall be carried out by the examiners appointed for the purpose in such a manner as may be prescribed from time to time. Written tests shall be by means of question papers and these shall be distributed among the examinees simultaneously at every centre at which the examination is being held.
33. Alternate question papers:-Wherever 50% or more change has been made in the syllabus or prescribed text books, alternate question papers or questions shall be set for failures and exemption cases for one year only and in case the whole scheme of the course is changed, alternate question papers shall be set for three years. The change shall be determined by the Secretary in consultation with the Academic Committee.
34. Photograph by Regular/Private Candidates :-. All Regular and Private Candidates applying for permission to appear at the examination conducted by the Board are required to paste (and not to Stitch) copies of their passport size photograph taken ordinarily during the year preceding the examination, on the Permission-cum-Admission form where ever required at the space provided for the purpose. The candidates should write their names on the photograph and the attesting officer should attest the photograph by signing across the photographs.
35. No. of candidates Per Exam. Center In theory papers.:-The minimum number of candidates required for the constitution of a Centre for the conduct of different examination (theory) shall be seventy five.
36. Constitution of Special Centre for theory Exams:-
(i) A special Centre may be constituted for the conduct of the examination on payment of fee of Rs. 300/- per candidate short of the minimum number prescribed in Regulation 35 above provided that the minimum number of candidates likely to appear from that Centre is not less than 50. The amount shall be realized from the Institution concerned recommending the constitution of the special Centre.
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Regulation, the Chairman may in genuine cases authorise constitution of a special centre where the number is less than 50 candidates.
(ii) A Special Centre shall be constituted without payment of extra fees for the Examination to be conducted at Leh, Kargil, Gurez, Karnah and at such other far flung areas where the teaching for various examination is important.
37. The minimum number of candidates for constitution of the centre for the conduct or practical test shall be :-
A special centre may be constituted for the purpose on payment of prescribed fee per candidate short of the said minimum, recoverable from the institution concerned, provided that the minimum number of candidates appearing from the centre is not less than 10 in each case. Not with standing ‘ one word’ the restrictions laid in this Regulation, a special centre shall be constituted without payment of extra fee and short of the minimum number prescribed, for Leh, Kargil, Gurez, Karnah and such other far flung areas where the teaching of Science has been introduced.
38. Centre for Viva-voce :- No minimum number shall be required for the conduct of viva-voce test when required for any examination or subject in addition to or independently of a theory and practical test.
(i) The provisions regarding constitution of Centers of Examinations (Theory & Practical) are subject to the fundamental condition that adequate and satisfactory arrangements for the conduct of an examination at a centre are available; and
(ii) The number of candidates comprising a group o the examinees in any institution at the same time shall not be more than it is justified by the capacity of the laboratory or the apparatus available there.