PSEB (Punjab School Education Board) is to begin the Golden Chance Exam for the students of class 1o and 12. PSEB is all set to allow the class 10 and 12 students for appearing for the test again who were unable to pass the board exam. The exam named Senior Secondary Supplement Golden Chance Exam (Reap/Improvement)/Matriculation, September 2019 will be conducted for the students who got compartment/reappear in their exam after March 2004 onwards.
This decision is taken to mark the 550th birth anniversary of the founder Sikhism, Guru Nanak as per the public notice. As per the authorized or official notification released by the PSEB, it is said that “the students who cleared the exams and the students who could not pass the exams, (the students who cleared the exam) but now wish to improve the score can avail the golden opportunity of appearing in exams again”.
The exam fee is Rs.15000/- and the students or candidates who want to reappear for the exam as to register themselves through the official website. The registration process will commence from 30th August 2019 and will end on 4th September 2019.
The Punjab Democratic Teachers front has strongly condemned the move of PSEB stating that the board was fund-starved and trying to hoist money from people to run its functions.
While speaking to the secretary-general Devinder Punia he said: “it is sheer commercialization with the Government of state not extending any financial aid to the board and department, and PSEB is trying to raise money from poor students for allowing them to reappear in the exams”.