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High School admission: UP Board fixes 18 as upper age limit for candidates

High School admission: UP Board fixes 18 as upper age limit for candidates
New Delhi

Determined to improve standard of education, the UP Board has decided that students below 14 and above 18 years of age will not be allowed to appear for high school (class 10) examination as regular candidates.

The report comes a monthe after the has sent a proposal to the government to widen existing yoga syllabus

"We have sent a proposal to the state government for expanding the study of yoga further for students of classes IX to XII," said Shail Yadav, secretary of Uttar Pradesh Board of Secondary Education.

The reports a week after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed officials to make Yoga education compulsory in government schools across the state.

According to reports, CM Adityanath issued an order to start mandatory self-defence training for girl students in government schools.

Highlights
UP Board fixes 18 as upper age limit for candidates for High School admission.

Yoga education compulsory to be made compulsory in government schools in Uttar Pradesh.

Old courses should be scrapped new ones to be introduced as per requirement of modern times.

Government to start mandatory self-defence training for girl students.

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