The Karnataka Pre University Board or class 12 board exam dates are set to be changed once again. Now, the exams are likely to begin from April 22 and conclude on May 5, earlier Earlier, exams were scheduled to be held from April 16 to May 6. Karnataka Board has published a draft timetable with exams starting on April 22. The board has asked students and other stakeholders to file their objections to the draft schedule by March 5.
The change has been forced after the exam dates clashed with JEE exam. The first session of the engineering entrance exam is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 21 while session 2 is scheduled to be held from May 24 to 29. Karnataka Board has revised dates to avoid clashing the two exams.
Draft II PUC exam date sheet –
April 22 – Logic, Business Studies
April 23 – Hindi
April 25 – Economics
April 26 – Hindustani music, Psychology, Chemistry
April 27 – Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu, Sanskrit, French
April 28 – Kannada, Arabic
April 30 – Sociology, Electronics, Computer science
May 2 – Geography, Biology
May 4 – English
May 5 – Retail, Healthcare, Beauty & wellness, information technology
May 6 – Mathematics, education, basic maths
May 7 – Optional Kannada, Accountacy, Geology, Home science
May 9 – History, Physics
May 11 – Political Science, Statistics
Not just Karnataka but Telanagana too has changed its board exams dates due to the engineering entrance exam. CBSE students are also demanding a change in exam dates as the CBSE term 2 board exams will begin just a few days after JEE Main.
Experts have also claimed that having all exams within a short span of time might impact the students’ mental health and cause stress.
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