With the coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra and Gujarat board has released a notification that all class 10 and 12 exams will be conducted in May 2021. Usually, the exam for 10th (SSC) and 12th (HSC) examinations is conducted in the month of February and March.
Mumbai, Maharashtra: The Maharashtra and Gujarat state government has decided to postpone SSC and HSC Board Exams until May 2021. As the schools for Class 9 to 12 students will reopen in Maharashtra state from 23rd November 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this decision came in as a safety measure in light of the health scare running across the nation with the spread of a pandemic.
Maharashtra and Gujarat have extended the dates of examination due to the increase in the spread of coronavirus cases in the state. More than, 16-lakh students have appeared for Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations in 2020.
Also, the report is issued by the Gujrat Board, that the second session for the examination will day 155 days which usually takes 115-120 days. Students should understand that there will be no change in the format of the board examination and the examination will be conducted like previous years.
The Gujarat education Minister, Bhupendra Singh Chudasama, has urged the officials of the education department to formulate the SOPs. The state government plans to re-open the schools and colleges.
The official decision on reopening of schools in Maharashtra states that the government will restart the school for higher classes only, i.e. for Class 9, 10, 11, and 12 from November 23.