๐Ÿšธ PU and SSLC under one Board

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The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) has been renamed to the Karnataka School Examination and Assessment Board (KSEAB), a body that will govern PU as well as SSLC examinations.

Story so far: The KSEEB Act has been amended to rename the authority, deciding that the body will also no longer be headed by the Department of Public Instruction Commissioner. Instead, the Boardโ€™s chairman will be a government-appointed IAS officer.

  • The change is being implemented in accordance with the National Education Policy (NEP).
  • Previously announced by School Education and Literacy Minister BC Nagesh, the Act went into effect on Tuesday.

Introducing assessments: Alongside this change, discussions are being held regarding the possibility of conducting assessments for students of Classes 5 and 8 as a part of NEP. The department wishes to implement the 5+3+3+4 education system through these assessments.

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