Highlights on Bihar Exams 2021:
Schools in Bihar are set to open on 4th January 2021. The exams for Class 9 will begin on 4th March 2021.
Mumbai: The Bihar Education Department has declared that Class 9 Annual Exams shall begin from 4th March 2021. The schools in Bihar are all set to reopen for regular or physical in-person classes from January 2021. With this, the academic activities for students are expected to get back on track.
Thus, to prevent delay in the next academic session the Education Department has announced the exam date for Class 9 students to regularize classes and examinations of the current academic session.
On 30th December 2020, a review meeting was held, chaired by Giriwar Dayal Singh, director of the secondary education department. The purpose of the review meeting was to evaluate the preparations done for reopening of schools from 4th January 2021. The decision to re-open the schools was taken in it.
There are around 13.17 lakh students enrolled in Class 9 across the Bihar state. Earlier in April 2020, the students of Class 1 to Class 9 and Class 11 were promoted to next grade without conducting the annual examination due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak across the country.
The Bihar Education Department has also released the new academic calendar for 2021-22 sessions. As per the New Academic calendar, the first term-exam for Class 9 students will begin from 23rd July 2021. The second term exam would begin from 21st Sept 2021. The Bihar Education Department also released the academic calendar for Class 11 students. As per the new academic calendar for Class11, the internal assessment exam would be conducted on 11th May 2021.