March 3, 2017 12:44 PM NPT
BHAKTAPUR, March 3: National Examination Board has rescheduled the date for the Grade XI examinations set for May 8 to 17.
The exams were being rescheduled as the Election Commission has already published the schedule for local level election and instructed schools to remain shut from May 8 to 14, said Dilli Rimal member secretary at the NEB.
It may be noted that the local level election is taking place on May 14. The EC had issued such instruction with a view to using schools as polling stations.
As per the new schedule, the Grade XI exams will be conducted from June 15 to 25 as it was scheduled for May 8 to 17.
However, the examinations of Grade XII will be conducted in the stipulated time, the NEC stated. The examination of grade XII will take place from April 23 to May 5 as declared earlier.
Around 405,000 students are appearing the grade XII examination while the board is collecting examination forms from grade XI students now. RSS