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Now, students in NCC, NSS to get extra marks: Maharashtra government

The students of NCC and Scout and Guide who have participated in different level of camps will be eligible for these marks

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Updated: Dec 22, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

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The school and sports education department, on Thursdsay, issued a government resolution stating that students participating in National Cadet Corps (NCC) and Scout and Guide will get extra 10 to 20 marks in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination in their board examination from 2019.

The students of NCC and Scout and Guide who have participated in different level of camps will be eligible for these marks, said the resolution. The decision was taken after different sports association and parents’ body requested the education department to include NCC and NSS also to benefit from the extra marks for their board exams. Till now the extra marks were awarded to SSC and HSC students excelling sports, drawing, classical and folk arts.

Prashant Redij, Secretary, Mumbai School Principals Association, said, “It is a good move as these students go to several places for parades from state to national level which should be appreciated.”

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