The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education on Saturday introduced that the category 10 exams for 2021 will begin from June 1, with strict adherence to all COVID-19 protocols.
The secondary exams will proceed until June 10, an official of the board mentioned.
“We have uploaded the details of the schedule for the 2021 Madhyamik (secondary) exams on our website. The examinations will be held with strict adherence to COVID protocols,” state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee mentioned.
The exams for sophistication 10 and 12 are often held between February and March yearly, however the 2021 checks have been deferred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state authorities had on Wednesday introduced that the secondary and better secondary (class 12) exams can be held one after one other in June subsequent yr.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had earlier dominated out conducting board examinations for sophistication 10 and 12 until February subsequent yr in view of the COVID- 19 scenario.
The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education has already introduced the dates for the category 12 exams for 2021, however the authorities have been requested not to maintain any check on June 30 on the event of ‘Hul Diwas’, state Education Minister Partha Chatterjee mentioned on Saturday.
Hul Diwas is noticed yearly on June 30 in reminiscence of tribals – Sidho and Kanhu Murmu -who led the Santhal hul (revolt) on June 30, 1855.
Class 12 board exams for 2021 will begin from June 15.
Asked about the potential for reopening of academic institutes, the minister mentioned, “The COVID-19 situation in the state is under control now. We will take an appropriate decision at right time.” The academic institutes within the state have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the authorities of colleges, faculties and universities have made preparations for on-line lessons.