Haryana Open School

Haryana Open School

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Haryana Open School was established in 1994 as an integral part of the Board of School Education Haryana with a mission of providing education for all, greater equity and justice in the society which led to the evolution of a learning society. The main aim is to provide education to all those who are beyond the reach of formal education due to any social, financial and other reasons.

Haryana Open School conducts Annual and Supplementary examinations at Secondary and Senior Secondary levels. The candidates who are appearing for the first time will be the part of annual examination and the candidate who gets a reappear in annual examination will appear in the supplementary examination. Openness and flexibility is the main essence of Haryana Open School and it gives a lot of flexibility to the students in the matters related to examination such as (no compulsion of appearing in all the subjects at the same examination) appearing in one or more subjects in the examination as per the convenience, credit accumulation of the passed subjects, six chances to appear in the public examinations over a period of three years, and transfer of credit up to four subjects in the case of open school ex- learners and formal candidates.

SecondaryLevel:—

The candidate should have completed 14 years of age on 1st February of the Year of admission; however this condition would not be applicable in case of CTP.

The candidate would be required to submit one of the following documents as a proof of age:—

I. School Leaving Certificate of Govt. /Recognized School duly countersigned by the District Education Officer or equivalent rank of the area concerned.

II. Date of Birth Certificate from Municipal Committee/Registrar of Birth & Death.

III. In case Municipal Committee record of date of birth is not available and the candidate has never studied in any Govt./ Recognized school, then the medical certificate in respect of age issued by any Government Hospital may be given

For Credit Transfer Policy (CTP), Additional & Improvement cases, eligibility conditions are as per examination rules & regulations.

2. Senior Secondary:—

I. No minimum Age Limit.

II. A candidate must have passed Secondary from this Board or from any Board recognized by the Board of School Education Haryana.

III. There must be a gap of at least One & Half years between the year of passing secondary examination and that of appearing in the Senior Secondary Examination.

IV. Compulsory to pass the English subject in Secondary Examination. Those candidates who are fail in English subject in Secondary Examination, will give the Secondary Examination of English subject with the Senior Secondary Examination under H.O.S system. For this, candidate has to submit the application form in separate and has to pass the given examination before the Senior Secondary Examination otherwise his/her result for the Senior Secondary Examination will be terminated.

For Credit Transfer Policy (CTP), Additional & Improvement cases, eligibility conditions are as per examination rules & regulations.

Scheme of Studies

Question papers of the Examination of each course are designed mainly on the basis of their designs provided here for the guidelines of the students and faculty.

Secondary (HOS) Scheme of Study 2018-2019

Course Course <Subject to be taken
Secondary a) Compulsory
(b) Optional (any one)
a) Hindi, English, Mathematics, Social Science , Science & Technology
b) Punjabi, Sanskrit, Home Science, Urdu,
Physical Education, Computer Science

Sr. Secondary (HOS) Group Wise Scheme of Study 2018-2019

Subject name Numeric code Alpha code Type Stream
Art Group        
Hindi ( Core/Elective) 301/334 HIC Compulsory ART
English ( Core/Elective) 302/335 ENC Compulsory ART
Urdu 306 URD Elective ART
Mathematics 311 MAT Elective ART
History 315 HIS Elective ART
Geography 316 GEO Elective ART
Political Science 317 POS Elective ART
Economics 318 ECO Elective ART
Home Science 321 HOS Elective ART
Sanskrit 324 SAN Elective ART
Psychology 328 PSY Elective ART
Computer Science 330 CPU Elective ART
Sociology 331 SOC Elective ART
Punjabi 336 PUN Elective ART
Public Administration 337 PAD Elective ART
Philosophy 338 PHI Elective ART
Physical  Education 341 PHE Elective ART
Subject name Numeric code Alpha code Type Stream
Commerce  Group        
English (Core/Elective) 302 ENC Compulsory Commerce
Hindi (Core/Elective) 301 HIC Optional Commerce
Urdu 306 URD Optional Commerce
Punjabi 336 PUN Optional Commerce
Sanskrit 324 SAN Optional Commerce
Economics 318 ECO Elective Commerce
Mathematics 311 MAT Elective Commerce
Accountancy 320 ACC Elective Commerce
Entrepreneurship 339 ETP Elective Commerce
Business Studies 333 BUS Elective Commerce
Computer Science 330 CPU Elective Commerce
Subject name Numeric code Alpha code Type Stream
Science  Group        
English (Core/Elective) 302 ENC Compulsory Science
Hindi (Core/Elective) 301 HIC Optional Science
Urdu 306 URD Optional Science
Punjabi 336 PUN Optional Science
Sanskrit 324 SAN Optional Science
Home Science 321 HOS Optional Science
Computer Science 330 CPU Optional Science
Physics 312 PHY Elective Science
Chemistry 313 CHE Elective Science
Mathematics 311 MAT Elective Science
BIOLOGY 314 BIO Elective Science

Qualifying Criteria (Complete detail are in pass-formula)

A.)Secondary:–

Score at least 33% marks in five compulsory subjects Hindi, English, Math, Social Science and Science & Technology. Sixth subject i.e. elective subjects non compulsory (Sanskrit/ Punjabi/ Urdu/ Home Science/ Physical Education/ Computer Science)

B.)Senior Secondary:– :

A candidate shall be required to obtain at least 33% marks in each subject and also 33% marks in aggregate to pass the examination. For subjects involving practical a candidate shall have to obtain 33% in theory and practical separately

Pass formula

Pass Formula / Criteria for qualifying

SECONDARY

In order to earn the Certificate of Qualification, a candidate will have to qualify in the following five subjects of external examination separately:

  • Hindi (First Language)
  • English (Second Language)
  • Mathematics
  • Social Science
  • Science & Technology

In order to qualify in a subject, he / she will have to obtain at least 33% marks in total (marks in external examination + marks in practical + marks in CPE) provided that he / she:

  • Obtains at least 33% marks separately in the external examination
  • Obtains at least 33% marks separately in Practical examination if any.

Note:
In case of fresh candidate, if a candidate is absent in all subjects in Theory & Practical his / her result will be declared as ‘Cancelled’. In addition to this, if a candidate of STC/CTP is absent in all theory paper but INA/CCE/CPE marks available then his result be declared as “ABS /STC”.

If a candidate qualifies in all the six subjects, then the best scoring five subjects of external examination will be counted for determining aggregate marks, i.e. the subject in which one has obtained the least marks will not be counted will be in the following order of priority:

Social Science, Science & Technology, Mathematics, Hindi, English. Further, if a candidate does not qualify in Hindi, but qualifies in Sanskrit as sixth subject, then Sanskrit will be replaced Hindi for earning the Certificate of Qualification.

Grace:
1% grace (per subject appeared) will be given for qualifying (i.e. for getting 33% marks) in as many subjects as possible, but will not be given for improving marks. (Other provisions that exist in the Regulations regarding Grace will remain in force as such. Grace can be given in Theory OR/AND Practical. Provided that the grace marks in Practical shall not be awarded more than the marks actually obtained by the candidate.

Re-appear
Candidate will be placed under reappear in those subjects in which they do not qualify. However, they will be given six chances including main exam. In case of fresh candidates, after availing all the six chances, if his/her result stands as ‘Participated’ then he / she may availing the CTP facility.

  • If a candidate does not qualify either in theory paper or practical paper and vice-versa, he will have to re-appear only in the particular paper i.e. if he has fail in theory paper his practical marks attained previously will be considered as such and vice-versa, the marks will be considered only for appearing one year.
  • If a candidate is placed under reappear in a subject, and then his / her INA/CCE/CPE marks once obtained will be carrying forwarded. This will also be applicable to the candidates appearing for improvement.
  • For Additional and Fresh candidate CPE marks shall be counted in proportion with the marks achieved by the candidate in theory paper in that/those subject/s
CTP (Regular to Open School) – Marks awarded in INA/CCE in Regular Exam shall be carry forwarded.
CTP/STC (Open to Open)- Marks already awarded in CPE shall be carry forwarded.
Additional Subjects- CPE marks shall be counted in proportion with marks achieved in theory exam of that/those subject/s.

SENIOR SECONDARY
In order to earn the Certificate of Qualification, a candidate will have to qualify in all five subjects of external examination separately.

In order to qualify in a subject, he / she will have to obtain at least 33% marks in total (marks in external examination + marks in practical + marks in CPE) provided that he / she

  • obtains at least 33% marks separately in the external examination
  • obtains at least 33% marks separately in Practical examination, if any
  • Note: In case of fresh candidate, if a candidate is absent in all subjects in Theory & Practical his / her result will be declared as ‘Cancelled’. In addition to this, if a candidate of STC/CTP is absent in all theory paper but INA/ CCE/CPE marks available then his result be declared as “ABS /STC”.

  • In case one qualifies in all 6 subjects (including additional subject), then the marks obtained in the best scoring 4/5 subjects (excluding the compulsory subjects, i.e. Hindi and/or English) will be counted for determining Aggregate marks, i.e. the main optional subject in which one has obtained the least marks will be replaced by the Additional subject.

Grace:
1% grace (per subject appeared) will be given for qualifying (i.e. for getting 33% marks) in as many subjects as possible, but will not be given for improving marks. (Other provisions that exist in the Regulations regarding Grace will remain in force as such)

Grace can be given in Theory OR/AND Practical.
Provided that the grace marks in Practical shall not be awarded more than the actually obtained by the candidate.

Re-appear:
Candidate will be placed under reappear in those subjects in which they do not qualify. However, they will be given six chances including main exam. In case of HOS fresh candidates, after availing all the six chances, if candidate’s result stands as ‘Participated’, he / she may avail the CTP facility.

  • If a candidate does not qualify either in theory paper or practical paper and vice-versa, he will have to re-appear only in the particular paper i.e. if he has failed in theory paper his practical marks attained previously will be considered as such and vice-versa the marks will be considered only for appearing one year.
  • If a candidate is placed under reappear in a subject, and then his / her CPE marks once obtained will be carrying forwarded. This will also be applicable to the candidates appearing for improvement.
  • For Fresh/Additional candidate CPE marks shall be counted in proportion with the marks achieved by the candidate in theory paper in that/those subject/s.
CTP (Regular to Open School) – Marks awarded in INA / CCE in Regular Exam shall be carry forwarded .
CTP/STC (Open to Open) – Marks already awarded in CPE shall be carry forwarded.
Additional Subjects – CPE marks shall be counted in proportion with marks achieved in theory exam of that/those subject/s.


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