Hyderabad: The first and second year Intermediate 2018 exams in Telangana have been preponed by a day due to clash with Andhra board exams, the state board said in an official notification.
According to the time table of the annual exams earlier released by the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) the exams were supposed to start from March 01 and continue till March 20.
However as per the latest notification, the TSBIE 1st and 2nd year Inter Exams 2018 will now start from February 28, 2018.
"Keeping in view of the common syllabus in optional subjects in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and as there is a possibility for sending Question Paper of APBIE through WhatsApp that may create false rumours of leakage of question paper every day and panic/confusion in the students of Telangana state.
"In view of the above, to avoid imminent risk factors, the TSBIE has taken a decision re-schedule the Time-table for IPE March 2018," the Telangana board said.
While the theory papers of Intermediate first year will begin from February 28 instead of March 1, the second year Intermediate exams will also commence on the same day instead of March 03.
The practical exams of 1st and 2nd years both have also been preponed by a day. They will now be conducted from February 1 to February 21, 2018.
The timing of theory papers will be from 09:00 sm to 12:00 pm whereas that of practical exams is 10:00 am to 01:00 pm.
The Telangana board Intermedicate first year exam will begin on February 28, 2018 with 2nd language paper II followed by English Paper I on March 03, Mathematics Paper 1A, Botany Paper I, Civic Paper I and Psychology Paper I on March 06, Mathematics Paper IB, Zoology Paper I and History Paper I on March 08.
Physics Paper I, Economics Paper I and Classical Language Paper I will be held on March 10 whereas Chemistry Paper I, Commerce Paper I, Sociology Paper I, and Fine Art and Music Paper I will be conducted on March 13.
Geology Paper I, Home Science Paper I, Public Administarion Paper I, Logic Paper I and Bridge Course Maths Paper I for BIPC candidates will be held on March 15.
The last paper of Telangana board Intermediate 1st year 2018 exam will be of Modern Language Paper I and Geography Paper I. It will be held on March 17.
The Telangana board Intermediate 2nd year 2018 exam will begin on March 01, 2018 with 2nd language paper II followed by English language paper II exam on March 05.
Mathematics Paper IIA, Botany Paper II, Civic Paper II and Psychology Paper II will be held on March 07, Mathematics Paper IIB, Zoology Paper II and History Paper II will be conducted on March 09.
Physics Paper II, Economics Paper II and Classical Language Paper II will be held on March 12 whereas Chemistry Paper II, Commerce Paper II, Sociology Paper II, and Fine Art and Music Paper II will be conducted on March 14.
Geology Paper II, Home Science Paper II, Public Administarion Paper II, Logic Paper II and Bridge Course Maths Paper II for BIPC candidates will be held on March 16.
The last paper of Telangana board Intermediate 2nd year 2018 exam will be of Modern Language Paper II and Geography Paper II. It will be held on March 19.
A total of 4,36,727 students had appeared for the first year and 4,64,903 students had appeared for the second year Telangana board Inter General exams in 2017. In 2018, more than 08 lakh students are expected to appear for the ist and 2nd year Telangana board Intermediate exam.
A total of 2754 colleges are under the Telangana State Board of Intetmediate Education (TSBIE). The Board of Intermediate Education of Andhra Pradesh has on April 13 released the results of both first and second year.
The Telangana State Board of Intetmediate Education (TSBIE) has the main objective of regulating and supervising the system of intermediate education. It executes and governs various activities that include devising of courses of study, prescribing syllabus, conducting examinations, granting affiliations to colleges and providing direction, support and leadership for all educational institutions under its jurisdiction.