Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) is all set to conduct the Matriculation and Intermediate examination for the batch 2016 from February 17. As many as 932 centres have been allotted to conduct matric exam whereas 458 exam centres have been designated for intermediate candidates, the last minute preparation has been completed. Administration is on toes to hold free and fair examinations.
However, the first paper of both matric and inter have been postponed due to bandh called by CPI(Maoist). The JAC board has decided to conduct these examinations later. The first paper of matric which was scheduled on February 16 will now be conducted on March 2 whereas the intermediate examination of science and arts streams will be conducted on March 8. Hindi examination for matric students and geology paper for science streams and sociology paper for arts students was slated on February 16, which is postponed and will be held on a new date as per decided by the JAC board.