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The State government on Thursday constituted the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) on Thursday, and made it clear that it would conduct the Intermediate examinations on its own, even as Governor ESL Narasimhan was hopeful that the row over the exams would be resolved between AP and Telangana.

Hyderabad: The State government on Thursday constituted the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) on Thursday, and made it clear that it would conduct the Intermediate examinations on its own, even as Governor ESL Narasimhan was hopeful that the row over the exams would be resolved between AP and Telangana.

  • Govt firm on conducting separate exams in the State
  • No need for joint exam as it has got everything now
  • Andhra Pradesh pins hopes on intervention by the Governor

Education Minister will chair the Board while Secretary of Higher Education will be its Vice-Chairman. The Board will be located in Hyderabad. The Commissioner of Technical Education, Shailaja Ramaiyer, has been appointed as the Secretary of the Board, M Veerabhadraiah as legal consultant and Mukthadhar as Controller of Examinations.

Following this, Intermediate students are caught in the web of confusion and their parents in chaos as both the governments refuse to budge from their stand. The Telangana government hhas also accorded permission to the secretary to take necessary staff from the undivided board for conducting examinations in March 2015.

The Board will also have nominated members comprising joint secretary of finance and vice-chancellors of Osmania University, Kakatiya University, JNTU-Hyderabad, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University and Satavahana University. It will also have principals’ of degree and junior colleges on the board.

Education Minister G Jagadish Reddy said that the Telangana State now has its own Board of Intermediate Education, required infrastructure, faculty and staff to conduct the Inter exams. Therefore, there is no need for joint examinations along with Andhra Pradesh.

AP HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said the ball is now in the court of the Governor and hopes that the exams would be held jointly.

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