Today in Gandhinagar, Education Minister of Gujarat Bhupendrasinh Chudasama announced abolishment of semester system from class 9 to 12. Final exams of class 10 and 12 will be taken by Gujarat Higher Secondary Education Board. First semester exams of class 11 and 12 will be taken by respective schools.
At various level representation by teachers, parents and officials were made for removal of semester system. Hence, the decision of semester system was made. Also, to help students from Gujarat score well in NEET National Eligibility Entrance Test exams for academic year 2017. Arrangements to provide supplements on other subjects will be made on priority basis. NEET exams will also be conducted in Gujarati.
Also present were Vasuben Trivedi and Nanubhai Vanani on the occasion.