HSC, SSC re-exam from September 26
KOLHAPUR: The HSC and SSC examinations for students giving a second attempt will start in September and end in October, officials of the Maharashtra state board for secondary and higher secondary education (MSBSHSE) have said.
An MSBSHSE circular said the both the higher secondary certificate (HSC) and secondary school certificate (SSC) written examinations will commence on September 26, but end on October 18 and 11 respectively.
MSBSHSE’s Kolhapur divisional secretary Sharad Gosavi told TOI, “This year, we are likely to receive around 9,000 applications for the HSC examinations and around 12,000 applications for SSC. The numbers are lesser this year compared to previous years due to better results.”
Gosavi said that though the last date for filling application forms was past, students could still apply with a late fee till the second week of September.
The SSC passing percentage in Kolhapur division this year was 93.83(%). In the HSC examination, the passing percentage in the division was 91.54(%), better than the previous year’s 84.14(%).