Digital Desk, Gandhinagar. Amidst the coronavirus infection, the Gujarat government has issued an order to cancel the 12th board examination. In the cabinet meeting held in the presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, a consensus was reached on canceling the examination. Before the Gujarat Board, CBSE and ICSE board had also taken the decision to cancel the 12th examinations. However, before the government’s decision, the Gujarat Board of Secondary Education had announced that the board examinations of class 10th and 12th would start from July 1, 2021. The board had also
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier announced that secondary and higher secondary examinations would be held this year, but the state government on Wednesday constituted an expert committee to decide whether board exams are feasible in this pandemic. The expert committee has been asked to submit its report within 72 hours. On Wednesday, the day the examination schedule for secondary and higher secondary was to be announced, the state government deferred the announcement to review the entire situation and submit a report within 72 hours on the possibility and mechanism of operation. An expert committee was constituted.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that his government is still considering it. Goa has three options including conducting exams for more than 21 thousand students. Speaking to reporters at the state secretariat, Sawant also said that the central government had canceled the class 12 exam, a formal notification is yet to be issued. Sawant said, the three options include canceling the examinations altogether or giving a chance to those who wish to appear in the examination, while declaring results based on internal marks for those who do not answer the examination. want to give.
It is noteworthy that the CBSE 12th examination has been cancelled. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting regarding this on Tuesday in which this decision has been taken. It was attended by the Chairman of CBSE, Secretary, Ministry of Education, besides Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Prakash Javadekar. During the meeting, the Prime Minister said that right now the safety of the students is our priority. It is not right to give them exam stress in such an environment. We cannot put their lives in danger. It has been decided in the meeting that the results of class 12th will be prepared in a time bound manner according to a well defined objective criteria.