Maharashtra: Decision soon on promoting students of Classes IX, XI without exams


After introducing restrictions to arrest the unfold of Covid-19 in Maharashtra, the state authorities could promote students of courses IX and XI without examinations. The resolution might be taken soon, sources stated.

School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad met division officers on Tuesday to debate the problem of holding offline exams for students of courses IX and XI and whether or not to advertise them without examinations.

“No decision was taken today. It is likely to be taken in the next few days,” stated an official.

Last week, the federal government had introduced that students from courses I to VIII might be promoted to without exams.

The official additional stated that the problem of learn how to maintain Board exams courses X and XII was additionally mentioned within the assembly.

Earlier, the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education had introduced that whereas Class XII exams might be performed between April 23 and May 21, Class X exams might be held between April 29 and May 20.

‘All students of Classes X, XII should be promoted’

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday stated all students of Classes X and XII needs to be promoted without having to seem for examinations, on the traces of promotions in Classes I to VIII.

“All students of Classes X and XII should be promoted like other students (Classes I to VIII). We are not aware of the mental trauma these kids have faced during this pandemic,” stated Thackeray, whereas addressing the media on Tuesday.

Thackeray additional stated small industries have been allowed to proceed manufacturing, however the authorities had put a ban on promoting merchandise.

“So I have suggested that shops, where these items will be sold, should be kept open for two to three days a week,” he stated.

Express News Service


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