Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has passed the class 10 board exams with 53.4 per cent from jail.
Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has cleared the class 10 board exams with 53.4 per cent.
The 82-year-old sat for social sciences, science and technology, Hindi, Indian culture and heritage and business studies exams in Hindi and achieved 267 out of the total 500.Read: CBSE 10th results 2017 declared at cbseresults.nic, cbse.nic.in
CB Sharma, chairman of the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) told The Indian Express, “Chautala, who is oldest among the students, cleared matric exam this year from our institute.” Chautala was charged with corruption in the recruitment of 3,206 junior basic trained teachers in Haryana in 2000. Presently, he is in jail and serving 10 year of imprisonment.
Admission in Tihar study centre:
He took admission in Tihar Study Centre, Central Jail No 7 in Tihar Jail.
The exams were conducted from April 6 to April 24. As per the reports, 66 per cent students have cleared the examination.
NIOS, earlier known as the National Open School, (name changed in 2002) is the board of education under the Union Government of India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) in 1989 to provide education in remote areas under the motive to increase literacy and aimed at flexible learning.