Ranchi: Though the final date is yet to be officially announced, sources from the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) Tuesday hinted that results of the class 10 and 12 exams held in February this year are likely to be released any time after April 25.
Earlier, JAC Chairman Dr. Anand Bhushan had said the results would be declared in second week of May.
"The Class 10 results will be declared on May 10, while Class 12 results will be out on May 30. Since, we are the first to start board exams, we will declare results before all the other boards", he said.
The candidates who appeared for these exams can check their result on the official JAC website.
To ensure that board exam papers are evaluated according to norms, Bhushan has instructed evaluators to use step marking, like the CBSE board, so that students can score better.
For the first time, JAC officials are overseeing evaluation of papers in the privacy of their office chambers.
"CCTV cameras have been installed at a few evaluation centres on a trial basis to to ensure transparency," said Bhushan.
As many as 3,08,766 students appeared for the Class 12 board exams in 338 centres across the state while 4,54,833 students appeared for Class 10 examination at 900 centres in the state in February this year.
In Ranchi alone around 41,420 students took the Class X board exam and 39,698 students sat for the intermediate examination across 105 centres.
The Jharkhand state was carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000. An Act to establish the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) was enacted by the Jharkhand State Legislature and assented to by the Governor on December 12, 2013.
The council was created to hold and conduct examinations for intermediate education, secondary education and Sanskrit education and for prescribing courses and carrying out duties assigned by the council of State.