Attention Kerala class 9, class 11 students! Important notification on schools tests

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Feb 19, 2021, 09:42 AM IST

Kerala exams class 9, class 11: Schools in this southern state are likely to conduct annual exams for classes 9 and 11 in the online mode.

 

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CBSE directive

CBSE directive


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has issued directives to the CBSE schools for conducting offline exams for classes 9 and 11. However, due to the COVID-19 situation in the state , the schools of Kerala are considering online exams for the students of these classes. Source: IANS

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Kerala Schools released timetables for online exams

Kerala Schools released timetables for online exams


Most of the Kerala schools have already released the timetables for online exams while the others will conduct offline exams only if the state government permits as per a report by The Times of India. Source: Reuters

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Reaction following CBSE directive

Reaction following CBSE directive


Recently, the CBSE has instructed all the principals of the affiliated schools to conduct the exams for classes 9 and 11 in offline mode which move has taken the guardians and the teachers by surprise because of the severe COVID-19 situation in the state. Source: Reuters

 

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Kerala Sahodaya-level meetings

Kerala Sahodaya-level meetings


The principals of the CBSE schools in Kerala conducted several meetings at Sahodaya-level regarding the mode for conducting exams for classes 9 and 11, following the CBSE directive. Source: IANS

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Kerala exams class 9, class 11: Decision

Kerala exams class 9, class 11: Decision


Though the CBSE has issued the directive of conducting offline exams, there are also clear instructions of abiding by the Kerala state government rules. The schools who have already decided to conduct the exams in February, will conduct online exam for classes 9 and 11. An offline assessment can be held for these students if necessary, after the schools reopens normally.

 

As for the schools planning to schedule the exams in March will have to wait for Kerala government's permission. Source: Reuters