Board exams: Some states take cue from PM, others to take call today

In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement cancelling Class XII exams, some states Tuesday mentioned they’d rethink conducting their respective state Board exams. Others mentioned they’d take a closing name quickly.

UTTAR PRADESH

Uttar Pradesh Tuesday mentioned that it’ll rethink its choice to carry the Class XII Board examinations. Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma mentioned a choice can be taken after a gathering below Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. On May 29, the state had introduced the cancellation of the Class X exams and had mentioned the Class XII examinations would doubtless be held within the second week of July

MAHARASHTRA

Welcoming the transfer to cancel the CBSE Class XII examination, state Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad Tuesday hinted at a choice on related traces for the state board exams. Gaikwad mentioned, “The state government believes health and safety of children are above everything else. After consulting Education Department officials, we will soon announce the decision for Maharashtra State Board for Higher and Secondary School Class XII exams.” The HSC exams within the state had been postponed twice because of the steep rise in Covid-19 circumstances.

HARYANA

The Haryana authorities has determined to cancel the Class XII exams performed by the state board, Education Minister Kanwar Pal mentioned Tuesday. “We are going with the decision taken by the Centre and have decided to cancel the board exams,” he mentioned. The state Board will take steps to compile the outcomes of Class XII college students and modalities for this can be labored out quickly, he added. On April 15, the Haryana authorities had cancelled the Class 10 board exams which have been to be performed by the state board. It had then determined to postpone the exams of Class 12

WEST BENGAL

Sources within the West Bengal authorities Tuesday mentioned it was not clear if the state authorities would go forward with the state board exams. The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) and West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) have been to carry a joint information convention Wednesday to announce the dates of Class X and XII Board examinations. Sources within the state Education Department mentioned that the heads of each Boards are to make their closing announcement at 2 pm on Wednesday. The joint press convention had not been cancelled until press time.

TAMIL NADU

The Tamil Nadu faculty training division has known as a gathering tomorrow to take a choice on holding the exams.

RAJASTHAN

Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra has mentioned that the ultimate choice about holding the Board exams can be taken throughout a cupboard assembly on Wednesday after session with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

UTTARAKHAND

Uttarakhand Education Minister Arvind Pandey mentioned that he’ll focus on the matter of state board exams with Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat and take a choice within the curiosity of scholars and academics quickly. The minister mentioned that the prevailing Covid scenario of the state can be thought of whereas taking the choice. However, sources within the Education Department mentioned that the exams will doubtless be canceled on the sample of CBSE as a result of Uttarakhand, being a BJP-ruled state, will observe the opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.