Govt announces mass promotion for classes 5th to 9th and 11th

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SRINAGAR: The Government has waived off the Term-2 examination for the students of classes 8th, 9th and 11th for all Government schools and the recognized private schools of Kashmir valley for the current academic session.

The Government has also ordered continuation of “No-Detention” policy from classes 5th to 8th for the current academic session.

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According to an order issued by the School Education Department, all the students from class 5th to 9th and class 11th from all the government schools and the recognized private schools of Kashmir valley shall be elevated to the next level with immediate effect.

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“As a consequence the new academic calendar for the schools shall commence in the Kashmir valley forthwith,” the order states adding that the Government Order No: 338-Edu of 2016 Dated: 16-09-2016, wherein, the “No Detention” policy was reviewed shall now take effect from the calendar year 2017.

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