the candidates of First Year (CLASS XI) there will be an internal
evaluation examination at the end of the first year covering
the portion of class XI. The conduct of the internal evaluation
and finalization of results will be done by the Principals
of the respective schools. The candidates of first year (CLASS
XI) undergoing internal evaluation must have completed the
course of study in a Higher Secondary school for one academic
year securing not less than 75% attendance. The candidates
of CLASS XI must have to secured in aggregate minimum marks
alone will be permitted to appear for the Public Examination
(CLASS X II)
( Follow the instruction given above).
candidates for the Higher Secondary Public Examination (Class
XII) in March must have completed the course of study for
class XII securing not less than 75% attendance. They should
have also passed in all papers in the first year examination.
First appearance for the examination will be permitted only
in the March session. The Principals are therefore directed
to see that all regular students (2000-2002 batch) are presented
for Higher Secondary Examination, March, 2002 if they are
of attendance below the minimum specified above for class
XI and class XII can be condoned in deserving cases based
on the existing rules, issued by the Director, Higher Secondary
For practical examination attendance is compulsory. A candidate
who fails to attend the practical examination in a particular
subject will be treated as failed in that subject.
get a pass in a subject, a candidate must appear for both
theory and practical together. A candidate for the Higher
Secondary Examination (CLASS XII) shall be required to register
himself for the whole examination at his first appearance.
In the case of Kalamandalam Art Higher Secondary course those
who have secured minimum marks of 50% in practicals are exempted
from appearing for the practicals in subsequent appearance.
will be two examinations in a Year, one in March, and the
other [SAY Examination for the candidates who failed only
in one subject in the March Examination] one month after publication
of results of examination held in March. First appearance
will be permitted only in March examination.
candidate should obtain 35% mark in each subject in which
there is no practical except in the Art subject. In the case
of general subjects where there are practical, candidates
should obtain a separate minimum of 30% marks in theory and
35% aggregate in theory and practical, taken together (no
separate minimum for practical except in Arts subjects). For
Art Higher Secondary papers a separate minimum of 36% is prescribed
for theory and 50% for practical to get a pass.
who fail in the examination in one subject only register for
the failed subject alone (both theory & practical) in
the ''SAY Examination'' of the succeeding March examination.
Those who fail in more than one subject may appear for the
succeeding March examination in the failed subjects for a
Pass. Failed candidates are not permitted to appear for the
whole examination again if they have passed in any subject.
All candidates (first and subsequent appearance) are to write
the examination in accordance with the syllabus prescribed
for March 2002 Examination. All candidates on rolls as on
1-1-2002 shall be presented for the March 2002 examination
if they are otherwise eligible.
candidates of the Higher Secondary examination shall be classified
Candidates who pass the Second Year (CLASS XII) Examination
in the first sitting alone will be classified as given below:
1. Not less than 75% of the Grand Total mark
will be placed in the ''FIRST CLASS WITH DISTINCTION''
2. Not less than 60% but below 75% will be
placed in ''FIRST CLASS"
3. Not less than 50% but below 60% will be
placed in '' SECOND CLASS''
4. All other candidates who pass the Higher
Secondary Examination will be placed in ''THIRD CLASS''
All candidates who pass the Examination in subsequent appearance
on compartmental basis will be placed in 'THIRD CLASS'
Certificates will be issued to all, noting result, class etc.
is a prescribed form of application for admission to the examination.
Duly filled up application must be forwarded through the Head
of the Institution in which they are studying / studied. The
attested photocopy of first page and mark noted page of S.S.L.C
book is to be attached to the application form. No change
of centre will be allowed. No application received directly
from the candidates in this office will be entertained. The
heads of institutions should also note that no candidates
other than those who had appeared from the school are permitted
to appear from there as private candidates.
prescribed form of application and hall tickets will be available
with the Heads of institutions. The entries in the application
form should be made very carefully. The heads of institution
must collect duly filled up application and admission ticket
blanks along with examination fee from the candidates.
Examination fee for Second Year (CLASS XII) RS 75/-
Fine for late remittance RS 5/-
Fee for one subject (including practical) RS 15/-
Fee for Certificate RS 10/-
(For getting duplicate certificates click
obtaining the application the Head of the institution should
prepare the A lists. Separate 'A' list is to be prepared for
SCIENCE, HUMANITIES, COMMERCE, TECHNICAL AND ART branches.
Before preparing the A lists- the Heads of institution should
verify whether the information furnished by the candidate
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE 'A' FORMS
1. The names of the candidates are to be
entered as in the SSLC Book and also in capital letters with
Black ink. Special attention should be given for writing the
spelling correctly and for giving space between, when the
name is to be split as per SSLC Book.
2. Against each name the sex of the candidate,
Male/Female [M/F] and also whether the candidate belongs to
SC/ST should be noted in Red ink.
3. Separate 'A' Form should be used for each
group of candidates viz. SCIENCE,
HUMANITIES, COMMERCE, TECHNICAL AND ART.
4. In each group the names of the candidates
shall be arranged alphabetically, gender wise, Second language
wise [Second Language in the order given in the A Form, that
is MALAYALAM, HINDI, etc.]
5. Total number of candidates appearing for
each subject should be written at the end of the 'A' Form.
6. In the case of candidates appearing in
subsequent appearances their previous
appearance Register Nos. and year should be entered in the
'A' Form [column provided]
7. The applications should be forwarded arranging
in the order shown in the list of 'A' Form.
8. Keep the 'A' Form very clean. Do not fold
it unnecessarily but return it in long and
sufficiently large covers.
9. Use the new type of ''A'' form. Do not
change the A form. Don't use the Old type of A form
Before forwarding the above forms and statements the Principals
should ensure that the instructions are followed correctly.
fees at the rate mentioned in the relevant para above should
be collected from the candidates and remitted in the treasury
as stated elsewhere. The fees due from SC/ST/OBC students
should be got reimbursed from the SC and ST Development Departments.
Remit this to the relevant head of account in the Government
treasury. Fees should not be collected from students in such
On no account the examination fee should be sent directly
to this office. The amount once remitted as examination fees
will not be refunded or adjusted towards the fee for a subsequent
examination on any account. Fees remitted prior to the date
of the notification will not be entertained. Receipt should
be issued using the school fees receipt book for every item
of fees collected. The fees for certificate, examination and
fine as the case may be should be collected from the candidates
and remitted into the Government Treasury under the Head of
Account ''0202-01-102-97 (02) Exam fees'' and in the case
of fee for certificate, it may be remitted under the Head
of Account ''0202-01-102-97 (03) other receipts''. Chalan
receipt (original) should be forwarded to this office along
with A&B lists, application forms and admission tickets
after keeping a chalan register in the school. A photocopy
of the chalan may also be retained there.
will not be permitted to attend practical in any institution
other than the one in which they have studied. Candidates
should contact the Chief Superintendent of the Centre in advance
and ascertain the date, venue etc. for practical examination.
The candidate should produce their hall tickets for practical
RE- APPEARING OPEN SCHOOL CANDIDATES
candidates of Kerala State Open School for the subsequent
appearance shall register at the same Examination Centre where
they registered for the first appearance. They are not allowed
to change their Examination Centre for subsequent appearances.
belonging to scheduled castes and eligible communities including
Kudumbis and converts from among them as notified by the Director,
Scheduled Castes Development Department and Scheduled Tribes
are exempted from payment of fees, provided the same has to
be got reimbursed from the concerned department.
candidates will be exempted from questions in drawing etc.
They will be allowed 15 minutes more for every hour of examination,
as they have to write in Braille system. Blind candidate answering
the examination utilizing the service of a scribe will be
granted extension of time of 10 minutes per hour per paper.
The deaf and dumb candidates will be given additionally 20%
of marks secured by them in theory papers as they are backward
in language ability. Orthopedically handicapped students who
cannot freely use their hands due to the handicap in their
upper limbs will be granted an extra time of 10 minutes for
every hour of examination. They will be excepted from drawing
diagrams and geometrical figures on the basis of a certificate,
(to the effect that the nature of handicap in hand is such
that it would warrant the grant of exemption) given by Medical
Board with qualified Medical Specialist in physical medicine
and rehabilitation or Orthopedics. Request for the benefits
under the scheme should be submitted sufficiently early to
the Director and concession got granted before writing the
examination. Candidates are eligible for award of Grace Marks
as per G.O (MS) 75/94/G. Edn dated. 12/5/94 for their outstanding
performance in Sports/Youth festival. The candidates who are
eligible for the same have to submit their application along
with required certificates. They should apply to the Directorate
through the school in which they have undergone their application
along with required certificates. They should apply to the
Directorate through the school in which they have undergone
their course of study on or before 30 th of March every year.
maximum marks that can be given as grace marks have been limited.
Grace marks are awarded subject to certain conditions. The
maximum marks that may be secured after award of grace marks
will be decided by the Director [Grace marks will not be considered
for the purpose of Ranking]
tickets will be issued sufficiently early and the candidates
must receive the hall tickets at least three days before the
commencement of examination. The candidates, on candidates
on receipt of the hall tickets must scrutinize them and get
the defect, if any, rectified then and there. The department
will not be responsible for any defects in the hall ticket,
which is not pointed out by the candidate then and there.
Complaints if any raised during or after the examination regarding
discrepancies about the subject of appearance will not be
is provision for cancellation of registration of the examination
in deserving cases. The rules for cancellation are appended.
who commits or attempts to commit malpractice in the examination
may not be expelled immediately and may be allowed to sit
for the same paper with a fresh answer book and to write subsequent
examinations, provided, he/she agrees in writing to abide
by the decision taken by the higher authorities after holding
proper enquiries. Copying from other candidates and helping
other candidates for copying or taking to other candidates
or possessing any written or printed matter in the examination
hall or violation of decorum in the examination hall will
be treated as malpractice. If any candidate behaves in any
unruly manner either in the examination hall or in the premises
of the institution where the examination is conducted , he
will be expelled from the examination center by the Chief
CONFIDENTIAL REPORTING OF MARKS
is an arrangement for confidential reporting of marks directly
to the institutions outside the state only for considering
applications of students for entrance examination, for admission
to professional courses etc. Application for confidential
reporting of marks should reach this office 10 days prior
to the publication of results.
DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED FOR CONFIDENTIAL OF MARKS
1. Application in the prescribed from
2. Chalan receipt for Rs. 50/- remitted in a Government Treasury
in Kerala under the Head of Account ''0202-01-102-97 (03)
Other Receipts Higher Secondary Education''.
3. Envelope addressed to the Head of institution outside the
state where the mark is to be reported duly affixing stamps
for registered speed post.
4. If a candidate desires to have his marks reported confidentially
to different institutions
separate applications should be submitted for each institution.
Scrutiny and Revaluation of Answer Scripts
Application from the candidates in the form prescribed (Appendix-5)
for the scrutiny of valued answer scripts will be accepted
only if it is received by the Joint Director [Examination]
within three weeks from the date of publication of results.
Belated application will not be entertained. Scrutiny fee
is RS 20/- per paper.
Application from the candidates in the form prescribed in
for revaluation will be considered only if it is received
within three weeks from the date of publication of results.
Revaluation Fee is RS 100/- Per Answer Book
fee for scrutiny or revaluation should be remitted into the
treasury under the head of account ''0202-01-102-97 (03) other
receipts'' in the name of the candidate himself and the original
chalan should be sent along with the application. Remittance
made in the name of persons other than the candidate will
be summarily rejected. Scrutiny or revaluation fee will not
be accepted in cash or Money Order. Candidates from Gulf schools
need produce Bank Demand Draft for the amount drawn on any
nationalized Bank in favour of the Director, Higher Secondary
Education payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Fee once remitted
will not be refunded.
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR REVALUATION
OF THEIR ANSWER SCRIPTS.
candidates of Higher Secondary Examination except those specified
below are eligible to apply for revaluation of their answer
scripts in theory papers. (There will be no provision for
revaluation in respect of answer books in practical examination).
application for revaluation should be submitted by the candidate
in the prescribed form along with the prescribed fee mentioned
below and attested copy of the mark list so as to reach the
Director, Higher Secondary Education. Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram - 1 within the prescribed
time-limit. Candidates are advised to send their applications
only by registered post addressed to the Joint Director (Examination),
Higher Secondary Education with the superscription on the
envelop Application for the revaluation of answer
scripts of Higher Secondary Examination, March 200......
prescribed fee for revaluation is Rs.100/- (RS One hundred
only) per answer book. For this purpose, if different sections
of question papers are answered in different answer books,
all the answer books together will be treated as a single
fee should be paid under the Head of Account ''0202-01-102-97
(03) Other receipts'' through treasury chalan in any Government
treasury within the state and original chalan must be sent
with the application for revaluation in the prescribed application
which are late and not in the prescribed form and which are
found defective in any respect will not be entertained and
will be summarily rejected without any notice. In the case
of those students whose papers have been revalued FOR RANKS
by two examiners earlier, the papers will not be revalued
the case of applications, which are found in order, immediate
steps will be taken to get the answer books revalued expeditiously
so as to issue the results of revaluation as quickly as possible.
The results of revaluation will be communicated to the candidates
concerned individually in the address furnished in their applications,
as soon as the result are ready for issue. No interim enquires
of any kind will be entertained in this regard.
may be noted there can never set, in any case, a time for
the issue of the results of revaluation. The department, therefore,
will not be liable for loss sustained by candidates concerned
on account of delay, if any, in issuing the results of revaluation.
of the examination are shown in Appendix-11.
The Heads of institutions should note their Centre number
and ensure its correctness while filling the lists. "A"
lists must be transmitted to the Joint Director, Examinations,
Higher Secondary Education on the next day after the completion
of examination itself after noting "A" in columns
of the subjects in which the candidates are absent. A detailed
absent statement must accompany the "A" list.
Centralised Valuation camps are arranged at various centres.
The answer papers should be sent in the name address of the
Camp Co-ordinator of respective Camps.
Joint Director (Exam) is available on the telephone No
[NS. SYAMA PRASAD]  325868 Office 
KB. Madhusoodhanan Pillai, Deputy Director [Exam]  847964
R. Salim Kumar. Deputy Director [Exam] .........................
The other Tel Nos. available in the Directorate are :
 320714 Director
 320928 A.O & F.O
Appendix 1 The
rates of remuneration for the conduct of Theory and Practical
Appendix 2 Application
form for Duplicate Mark list/ Certificate.
Appendix 3 Application
form for Migration Certificate & Instructions.
Appendix 4 Application
form for Revaluation of Answer Scripts.
Appendix 5 Application
form for scrutiny of valued Answer Scripts.
Appendix 6 Rules
relating to condonation of shortage in the minimum attendance
Appendix 7 Application
form for condonation of shortage in the minimum attendance
Appendix 8 Application
form for confidential reporting of marks and instructions
Appendix 9 Instructions
to candidate is appearing for the Higher Secondary Examination.
Rules for cancellation of Higher Secondary Examination, Concession
to the Handicapped, The Deaf, the Blind etc.
Appendix 11 Names of Examination Centres with Centre code.