Gujarat may allow students to carry books to exams

September 9th, 2008 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS  

Gandhinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) About two million students of Classes 8, 9 and 10 in Gujarat would be allowed to carry their books to exam halls if the state education authority has its way.The Gujarat Secondary Education Board (GSEB) Monday sent a proposal in this regard to the state government.

If the government nod comes, which is likely, then the 2008-09 examinations in March next year may see students of three groups, maths-science-social science group; Gujarati-Sanskrit-English group and the lesser group of physical education-drawing-music-computer appearing in exams with books.

GSEB chairman R.K. Pathak said the decision was taken after the working committee approved the proposal of the education and examination committees.

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