Bhubaneswar: As many as 15 higher secondary schools in Odisha that have recorded nil results in the Plus-II Science examination this year were served notices by the Directorate Of Higher Secondary Education with regard to the imposition of admission restriction, withdrawal of temporary or permanent recognition.
The directorate has issued show-cause notices to the Principals of Nayanmani Women’s HS School in Bhadrak; Sushree Science HS School, and Government (SSD) HS School in Bolangir; Padmini Devi HS School in Sonepur; Krishna International Residential HS School for Science and Brundaban Pandi Women’s Science HS School in Ganjam district; SRBD Science Res-cum-Day Scholar HS School and Biju Patnaik HS School in Kalahandi; Upendra Nath HS School, and Brilliance Science HS School in Mayurbhanj district; KB Hist Residential HS School in Kandhamal; Subas Science HS School in Khurda district; Vision Residential HS School in Puri; Panchayat Anchalik HS School in Jharsuguda; and Rourkela Institute of Tech. HS School in Sundargarh district.
Therefore, these Higher Secondary schools have been asked to show cause as to why admission restriction for the current year shall not be imposed and why temporary or permanent recognition for science stream shall not be withdrawn within seven days.
While Nayagarh district registered the highest pass percentage of 86.51 this year, Jharsuguda recorded the lowest PP of 40.71. Twenty higher secondary schools recorded 100 per cent results and nil result was witnessed in the above mentioned 15 higher secondary schools.
Declaring the results yesterday, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Dash further informed that applications for Plus 2 admission will be invited from August 21 to September 4. The merit list will be published on September 9. Moreover, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has slashed the application fees this year in view of the Covid crisis.