Guwahati: The Secondary Examination Board, Assam (SEBA) made an important announcement on August 10 about the Secondary School Leaving Examination (HSLC) and this decision falls in line with the new Education Policy (NEP).
As per reports, the question paper for the HSLC examination will be revised. The question paper of 100 marks will now comprise objective questions having a weightage of 45 marks, spread across four subjects.
English, General Science, General Maths and Social Science will be the four subjects. It will come into effect from the upcoming 2023 HSLC examination.
SEBA has also informed that the first 50% of questions (i.e. 45 questions) will contain objective-type questions (very short question – 01mark each).
As far as the remaining 50% is concerned, there will be a mixture of two or three marks each for the rest 45 marks questions along with an internal assessment of 10 marks.
Meanwhile, the Board of Secondary Education (SEBA) in Assam is developing a mobile application for the benefit of school students, Ranoj Pegu, Minister of Education said.
He informed this while speaking at the launch of two mobile phone applications by the SEBA.
As per a report by PTI, the app will have online lessons, question banks, and worksheets, among other features, all of which will help students to get knowledge beyond what is covered in the school syllabus
He also asserted that the education department in the state had been exploring digital education mechanisms in keeping with the growing use of technology in all spheres of life.
Emphasizing technology and digital, he said, such means are being adopted to ensure greater benefits for students.