A centralised combined competition/examination is being introduced for the first time in the history of the Autonomous District Councils Education sector by Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi.
The brainchild of the competition, chief executive officer, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi James Doujapao Haokip, said that the centralised combined competition has been introduced to improve and ensure proper education system and motivate both students and teachers.
It also aims to increase the competition level among the students and schools under the Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi, he said.
"The requirement to motivate and strengthen the education system under Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi is strongly felt which ultimately led to the introduction of the combined Competition,” asserted the MCS officer.
He continued that the Centralised Combined Competition/Examination shall be conducted for students of Classes I to VIII under Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi at a common venue or centre as fixed by the District Council Administration, Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi.
He also said that the Centralized Combined Competition shall cover Class I - VIII. Its syllabus shall be a school/class-based syllabus while the common questions for the competition shall be set by the Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi, he added.
He further said that the competition will be held tentatively in the first week of November 2022 and all schools under Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council shall cover the syllabus before the conduct of the said examination. Each school shall select and send four best students from each class, i.e. Class I to VIII for the competition, he said.
Under the centralised combined competition, first position holders from each shall be awarded a cash prize of Rs10,000 each with a certificate while the second and third position holders from each class shall be awarded Rs 7,000 and Rs 5,000 each respectively with certificates.
Apart from that, a cash prize of Rs 25,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 with a certificate each will be awarded to the first, second, and third overall three best schools.
The best assistant inspector of schools shall also be awarded a cash prize of Rs 7,000 with a certificate.
The chief executive officer of Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council Kangpokpi also strictly instructed all the schools under SHADC Kangpokpi to participate in the combined competition without fail.
He further informed that from the next academic session, the performance of schools/students in the combined competition shall be taken into consideration for providing additional facilities to the schools.
He also instructed all the assistant inspectors of schools and headmasters/headmistress to ensure all syllabus are timely covered before the examination while informing that sample of questions shall be sent to all the schools by September 2022 and any further information or modification shall be informed time to time.