Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 6 (ANI): The Karnataka government on Monday announced the cancellation of the II Pre University College (PUC) examination and said that all the candidates will be promoted including repeaters.
Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said the decision has been taken because the casualties of COVID-19 were increasing during the second wave and it was decided by the department to cancel the II PUC exams
The state government said that it will promote regular/fresher II PUC students by considering 45 per cent of their Class 10 Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) marks, 45 per cent of the I PUC marks and 10 per cent basis of academic performance of II PU.
All the repeaters who have been enrolled will be promoted by giving minimum passing marks along with 5 per cent grace marks.
However, all the private candidates will have to appear for the II PUC examination which will be conducted by the department later. (ANI)