Annual exams likely for class 1 to 9, hints education minister

V Sivankutty

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala education minister V Sivankutty here on Tuesday informed that the department is considering the proposal to conduct annual examinations for classes 1 to 9. A decision in this regard will be taken after examining the situation in the coming days, he informed.

“The department is also considering full-day classes for students in classes 1 to 9. As classes will resume classes for students from kindergarten to class 9 from Monday, detailed guidelines will be released by the end of this week,” said the minister.

Attendance of students is increasing in Higher Secondary classes which are being held full-day.

Strict action will be taken if any private schools are found shut and charging fees from students, added the minister.

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