Maharashtra Board to study CBSE’s decision to cancel Class 10 exam: State Education Minister
Maharashtra Board will discuss the decision by CBSE to cancel the Class 10th exams 2021 with experts in the field.
State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed that the Maharashtra Board will study the decision of the Centre to cancel the Class 10th board and discuss it further with the experts in the field before taking any such decision for Mah SSC exams 2021.
CBSE, on April 14, announced the cancellation of Class 10 exams and the postponement of Class 12 exams in view of the surge in COVID19 cases.
Talking about the decision, Gaikwad said, “We have already requested and informed other educational boards in the state about our decision of postponement of Classes 10 and 12 exams of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. We will study and discuss the Centre’s (CBSE’s) decision with the experts in the field.”
Earlier, the Maharashtra government had postponed the Maharashtra HSC, SSC exams 2021, which were scheduled to be held later this month, in view of a steep rise in coronavirus cases in the state.
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