As per the schedule, the Bihar board exams for Class 12 will be conducted from February 2 to 13, while the exams for Class 10 will be held from February 17 to 24 in 2021.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)
As per the schedule, the Bihar board exams for Class 12 will be conducted from February 2 to 13, while the exams for Class 10 will be held from February 17 to 24 in 2021.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file)

UP Board intermediate practical exams 2021 to begin from Feb 3, check details

  • The UP Board intermediate practical examinations will begin from February 3. The exams will be held in two phases -- February 3 to 12 and February 13 to 22.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:46 PM IST

The UP Board intermediate practical examinations will begin from February 3. The exams will be held in two phases -- February 3 to 12 and February 13 to 22.

In the first phase the practical exams will be held in Agra, Sahranpur, Bareilly, Lucknow, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Faizabad, Azamgarh, Devipatan and Basti divisions, said UP board secretary Divya Kant Shukla.

In the second phase, practicals will be held in Aligarh, Meerut, Moradabad, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Varanasi and Gorakhpur divisions.

In practicals, 50% marks will be awarded by internal evaluators and remaining 50% by external evaluators, Shukla said.

The exams will be held strictly under CCTV camera vigil and the principals of examination centres will be required to save the recordings, he said.

Practicals for high school students will be done through internal evaluation of project work.

More than 5.6 million students will appear in the UP Board exams this year, schedule for which will be announced later.

There has been no significant change in the number of examinees. In 2020, nearly 5.61 million students registered for the exam conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad. But this year, 31,000 fewer examinees were enrolled for high school exams while 23, 000 more candidates registered themselves for intermediate exams.

“In high school, 29,94,312 students have registered, of which 16,74,022 are male and 13,20,290 female. The number is less by 31,000 examinees,” said Divyakant Shukla, secretary, UP Board.

He said, “In Intermediate, 26,09,501 candidates have applied, of which 14,73,771 are male and 11,35,730 female. Put together, a total of 56,03,813 candidates are registered to appear in HS and Inter examinations, which is more by 23,000 as compared to last year.”

In 2020, around 5.61 million students were registered to appear in the high school and intermediate examinations of the UP Board. As many as 2.586 million students were registered in the intermediate examination and 3.025 million for high school examination.

Last year, the high school examination got over in 12 working days while the intermediate exams were concluded in 15 days.

In 2019, high school examinations were concluded in 14 working days and intermediate examinations ended in 16 working days.


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