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BIE gives options to private candidates

The Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) will consider grant of exemption from attendance to private candidates (without college study) to appear for the Intermediate public examination slated for March 2019 with Arts combinations for payment of an exemption fee of Rs. 1,300.

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In a statement issued, Secretary, BIE, B. Udaya Lakshmi, said the prescribed fee should be paid through DD from any nationalised bank in favour of the Secretary, Board of Intermediate Education, A.P., Vijayawada, and payable at Vijayawada. The cost of the application is Rs. 10 and it would be accepted without late fee up to September 20 and with a late fee of Rs. 200, up to September 30. Incomplete applications and those received without enclosing original qualifying examination certificates, transfer certificate and migration certificate together with eligibility certificate from candidates who passed the qualifying exam other than SSC of Andhra Pradesh would be rejected. The provision of granting exemption from attendance (without college study) to the science stream candidates was dispensed with from the Intermediate public exams in September 1997. Candidates who have a gap of one year after passing the qualifying exam i.e SSC or its equivalent are eligible to appear only for the first year IPE and if the gap is two or more years, they can appear for both first and second year Intermediate public exams at a time. Students who want to change their optional subjects from science to humanities and for change of group in humanities from one subject to another as per the rules of the Board, will also have to apply for ‘exemption from attendance’ on or before the given due dates. The ‘exemption application can be downloaded from the Board’s websitewww.bieap.gov.in.

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