Maharashtra Class 10, Class 12 board exams date sheet revised; Check NEW exam dates and other details here
Maharashtra Class 10, Class 12 board exams date sheet: Maharashtra Class 10, Class 12 board exams have been postponed. Amid the huge rise of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Maharashtra government has postponed the state board exams for classes 10 and 12, which were scheduled to be held later this month.
Varsha Gaikwad Statement
The board exams of Class 12 were to begin from April 23 and of Class 10 from April 30. Maharashtra state School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad took to micro-blogging site Twitter and informed: "Given the current COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, we've postponed state board exams for class 10th & 12th. The present circumstances are not conducive for holding exams. Your health is our priority." PTI Photo
According to a report from PTI, the health situation was being closely monitored and fresh dates for the postponed exams would be announced soon, Gaikwad said. The decision is the outcome of consultations with various stakeholders, like students, teachers, parents, elected representatives from across parties, academicians and tech giants, the minister said. PTI photo
"We'll also be writing to the CBSE, ICSE, IB, Cambridge boards, requesting them to reconsider their exams dates," she said. Thanking Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for approving the decision, Gaikwad said during the consultations, various alternative assessment options were evaluated keeping the health, well-being and future of students in mind. PTI Photo