SEBA hikes HSLC exam fee

SEBA hikes HSLC exam fee

All India Democratic Students Organisation (AIDSO) on Monday protested against the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA) for increasing HSLC and High-Madrassa examination fee. The board had decided to hike the fees.

The students are now asked to pay Rs 650/- against the old fee of Rs 500/- for the HSLC exam, while the annual recognition subscription fee for the schools to be increased from Rs 500/- to Rs 800/-.

The protestors also suggested that the hike will affect the poor students for appearing the examination.

The students termed the hike unnecessary and arbitrary.

"At a time when results are being delayed, burdening students with additional fee is unwarranted. Between the assessment mess and exam fee hike, the students have reached their tolerance limit"- said AIDSO member.

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