Ramakanta Biswas

The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), Odisha has decided to invite online applications for the Plus 2 offline examination from September 3. A decision in this effect has been taken during the examination committee meeting of CHSE today.

Students, who are not satisfied with the marks awarded to them for the cancelled annual Plus 2 examination through alternative assessment system, can opt for the offline examination. 

As per the CHSE, the students will be given five days to submit the online applications for the offline examination. On the basis of the number of the applicants, the examination schedule and centres will be released.

The council further clarified that those, who will appear for the offline examination, their marks obtained through alternative assessment will become obsolete. The marks secured in the offline examination will be deemed final.

A total of 2, 20,081 students including 1,89, 363 regular students had appeared in the Plus 2 Arts stream. Out of them, 1,96, 959 students including 1,86,685 regular students passed in the Arts stream this year.

As per the annoucement of School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash, 89951 students passed the annual Plus II exam in Science stream. As many as 55468 students secured 1st division, 16943 2nd division and 14631 in 3rd division.

Similarly, 23,292 students passed the Plus 2 examination in Commerce stream. While 8355 students secured first division, 5692 got second division and 9066 third division.