The Jammu and Kashmir government has waived off the Term-2 examination for the students of classes nursery to 9th and 11th for all government schools and the recognized private schools of Kashmir valley for the current academic session, said a spokesman.
The Government has also ordered continuation of "No-Detention" policy from classes 5th to 8th for the current academic session, he said.
According to an order issued by the School Education Department, all the students from class 5th to 9th and class 11th from all the government schools and the recognized private schools of Kashmir valley shall be elevated to the next level with immediate effect.
"As a consequence the new academic calendar for the schools shall commence in the Kashmir valley forthwith," the order states adding that the Government Order No: 338-Edu of 2016 Dated: 16-09-2016, wherein, the "No Detention" policy was reviewed shall now take effect from the calendar year 2017.
Also, the students will be elevated to their next class from the new academic session.
"There will be no term II exams for students from nursery to class 9 and 11. They will be elevated to their next class during the commencement of new academic session," Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Ajaz Ahmad Bhat told Greater Kashmir.