The Assam government has decided to conduct Class 12 final examinations in July-August, the state board said on Wednesday.
Pankaj Borthakur, Controller of Examiners, Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC), wrote a letter to all in-charges of examination centers across the state in this regard.
“For your information, Assam Higher Secondary Education Council is going to conduct Higher Secondary Final Examinations in the month of July / August Gust, 2021 in 21 months,” the letter said.
Borathkur has asked the in-charge to scout more locations to maintain the Covid-19 protocol while conducting tests.
He wrote that arrangements should be made for students in all the centers having 400 or more candidates to appear for the exam in any of the nearby government or provincial educational institutions.
Exams were scheduled to begin May 12, but were postponed indefinitely due to the second wave of the Covid-19 epidemic.
State Education Minister Ranoj Pegu on Tuesday held extensive discussions with several student unions on holding 10th and 12th exams in the backdrop of cancellation of exams by a central board like CBSE.
After the meeting, Pegu said the Class 10 and 12 examinations under the state board would be held and the education department would soon approach the SOP with the advice of the health department to conduct the tests in the coming months. Will bring.
“Thank you all for the valuable inputs of HSLC and HS exams. We are aware of all aspects including NEET and JEE, 2021. A decision will be taken soon considering all the relevant issues,” he tweeted after the meeting.
The High School Leaving Certificate Examinations (HSLC) for Class 10 under the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) were supposed to start from May 11 this year, but were postponed due to Kovid-19.
CBSE, ICSE board exam canceled
Notably, the Center had last week canceled the CBSE Class 12 board, which brought relief to many students and parents as the fight against coronavirus epidemic continued in the country.
The central government said the decision to cancel the CBSE exam was taken keeping in view the health and safety of the students.
The CBSE will announce the results “in a timely manner and in accordance with the objective criteria.” The CBSE will offer an option if some students wish to take the exam “and when the situation is favorable.” “.
Following the government’s decision, the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) also decided to cancel its 12th board exams this year.
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