Syed Omer Jaleel, commissioner and secretary of Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education answers queries of TOI readers on board exams, syllabus and entrance test dates
Can the TSBIE announce the examination dates and the dates for TS EAMCET, soon. Also, will boards play a major role in our final Eamcet score? If they do, what will be the weightage this year? —Bhavana Ilavajhalla
Re-opening of colleges is under examination of all aspects by Government. Examination dates will be announced by considering the date of reopening and leftover syllabus to be covered. As far as weightage of inter marks for Eamcet is concerned, the Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) is the competent authority to decide.
My son is studying in Fiitjee, class 11. Kindly let me know when the class 11 science final exams will be held? —Heena Paprunia
The examination schedule will be announced based on reopening of colleges. Reopening is under consideration.
Is there any chance that the syllabus for the board exams this year might get reduced further? If yes, then by how much?—Vikhyat
Matter is under consideration. The forthcoming Intermediate Public Examination – 2O2l is proposed to be held using the70% syllabus. Balance 30% will be in form of assignments/projects
What kind of safety measures can we expect from the state in government junior colleges once colleges reopen? And, what measures will be made mandatory for private colleges? —Karthik M
When colleges reopen, all safety protocols for physical distancing, compulsory wearing of masks, sanitization of classrooms/college premises, thermal screening etc will be mandatory in every college.
Will supplementary exams be held for those who have a backlog in the inter 1st year now, as the same was not held, as per schedule last year after declaration of exam results.—A Subbarao
Advance Supplementary exams were not held in view of lockdown. Whether supplementary exams will be held or not will depend on the date of reopening of colleges and annual exam schedule.
Can colleges collect full fees for the academic year when classes have been conducted virtually for a major part of the year? —Sirish S
Department of Intermediate is conducting online classes through Doordarshan & T-Sat free of charge.
Will there be any change in the question paper pattern in the intermediate public examination? —Swathi Reddy
No. There will not be any change in the question paper pattern of intermediate examination 2021. However, choice will be enhanced in certain sections of the question paper
Will government junior colleges competitive provide coaching for exams like EAMCET, JEE, NEET this year? —R S Suresh
Yes. Free online coaching for competitive exams will be provided for all desirous students, this year also.
Will the deleted syllabus be part of the EAMCET examination? —Ravi Teja
This question to be decided by Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) and not Board of Intermediate
I have a backlog in 1st year in Math. Will I still be marked pass or do I have to write it again this year? — G Krishang
You will have to write the backlog exam.
I am an intermediate second year student writing the law entrance test this year. Due to clash in exam dates of CLAT and central board secondary education (CBSE) examinations, the CLAT examination date was postponed from May 9 to June13. If we get to know the probable dates for IPE then we can make sure our IPE exam dates do not clash with our CLAT. When will we get to know IPE dates? —Kruthika Karanam
The Board of Intermediate will prepare a time table for exams keeping in view all the state and national level competitive exams, so that there won’t be any clash with competitive exams.
Are we going to have practical examinations this year? —Krithika Rao
Will the board release any study material to help students prepare for the board and competitive examinations? —P Kalyani
Yes. Online coaching for board/competitive exams will be provided, this year also along with study material.