No re-examination of class 12 for hijab protesters: Karnataka government India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Hundreds of Pre-University (PU) II students In Karnataka who participated Hijab The protestors will not be given a second chance to sit for their practical exams, which they boycotted in February-March. in Karnataka, class 12 Called PU II.
Two days after indicating a re-exam, the government on Sunday categorically ruled out that option for students who were “absent” for practicals conducted as part of board exams.
“How can we even consider the possibility? If we allow the students who boycott the practicals for not wearing the hijab even after the interim order of the High Court, to appear in the examination, then another student will come for some other reason and ask for a second chance. It is impossible,” said primary and secondary education minister BC Nagesh.
In PU exam, Practicals carry 30 marks and Theory 70, totaling 100 per paper. While the students who do not appear for the practicals will lose the entire 30 marks, they can appear for the theory exam of 70 marks and clear it to avoid losing the entire academic year.