The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) introduced the timetable for the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board examinations on Friday. Offline board exams for classes 12 and 10 will begin on April 23 and April 29, respectively.
(*29*) per the schedule, HSC exams will begin on April 23 and proceed until May 21, whereas SSC exams will begin from April 29 and proceed until May 20. Over 30 lakh college students throughout the state are anticipated to seem for the exams.
In view of the rising Covid-19 instances within the state, dad and mom in addition to academics had demanded that the MSBSHSE think about conducting the exams in a web based mode. (*10*), Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad mentioned that it was presently not doable to conduct the exams in such a format.
While authorities are but to reveal particulars concerning how social distancing norms shall be maintained on the examination centres, sources mentioned that there are indications that the exams shall be performed in two shifts.