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Maharashtra Education Minister has announced the cancellation of the MH Board SSC Exams 2021 due to the spike in coronavirus cases in the state.
Mumbai: MSBSHSE (The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education) has cancelled the SSC (Class 10) Exams 2021. Varsha Gaikwad, Maharashtra state education minister, has announced the cancellation of the MH Board SSC exam 2021 due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the state. Previously, the Maharashtra State Board has postponed these exams. However, the Maharashtra government took the decision to cancel these exams to ensure the health and safety of students and teachers.
Gaikwad took to her Twitter handle and announced that the present atmosphere is not conducive for conducting the Maharashtra SSC board exam 2021. She also added that after postponing the SSC exam the education department of Maharashtra requested other boards to reschedule their respective exams and in response to this communication, other boards have cancelled their exams.
The Maharashtra board shall soon announce the evaluation criteria for the promotion of the SSC students. The MH Board is likely to declare the evaluation criteria and the date of the result together.
Gaikwad said, “The School Education Dept is committed to devising a “fair and accurate” assessment criterion.”
Last year also, the students were promoted on the basis of their scores in the first semester and internal exams.
The Maharashtra Board SSC exams 2021 were scheduled to be held from 29th April to 20th May 2021.
However, Gaikwad said that the MH Board HSC exam 2021 still remains postponed until the end of May 2021. The education department is closely monitoring the present pandemic situation and will soon take a decision regarding the HSC Exams 2021.