KATHMANDU: The Office of the Controller of the Examinations is likely to announce the results of School Leaving Certificate exam on Friday.
Examination Controller Bishnu Bahadur Dware informed that the OCE was preparing to publish the results by the end of this week. “We are likely to announce the results on Friday. If any difficulty halts the results on Friday, they will be announced on Saturday,” he said. Dware said the tabulation work had been already completed while the cases of missing students, attendance verification, and other works were in final stages.
The OCE had called for the meeting of OCE Examination Committee (SLC Board) yesterday. The meeting will be held on Friday as well. The nine-member SLC Board is chaired by secretary from the Ministry of Education while Controller at the OCE remains as its member secretary.
The results will be announced following the Board’s green signal to the office after examining all the process and accuracy of the results. The deadline to publish the results of SLC exam is three months from the date of the exam.
SLC examinations this year were held from March 19 to 27. Examinees from general stream as well as technical and vocational stream had appeared in the exam this year.
Last year’s SLC results were published on the 77th day of the exam on June 13.
Dware informed that the results of the general stream will be published first while the technical stream’s results will be published one week later.
This year onward, OCE has decided to introduce grading system with the results of SLC examinees from the technical stream. All the examinees from this stream will get grades as per marks scored in the exams rather than pass/fail tags. According to the OCE, a total of 574,685 examinees from both regular and exempted category appeared in the SLC exams at 1,862 exam centres across the country.