Gujarat government to mass promote Class 1 to 8 students

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Updated on May 9, 2022 13:56 IST

Earlier, the government released a notice stating that mass promotion among students will take place on the basis of the marks received during the annual exams, however, this decision has now been postponed and students of Classes 1 to 8 will be mass promoted.

Gujarat government to promote Class 1 to 8 students

The government of Gujarat announced its decision to promote all students from Classes 1 to 8. The mass promotion will be done irrespective of the marks they have obtained due to the learning situation caused by the pandemic. The state education minister Jitu Vaghani announced the decision on Monday, May 3, 2022.

This is the second time the Gujarat government has taken a decision on the mass promotion of students amid the ongoing pandemic situation. The Gujarat education minister on his official Twitter handle wrote, “Important decision of the state education department to give class promotion to students of Std. 1 to 8 regardless of their marks or grades due to Corona's condition.”

Earlier, the government released a notice stating that mass promotion among students will take place on the basis of the marks received during the annual exams, however, this decision has now been postponed and students of Classes 1 to 8 will be mass promoted.

 

According to the official notice, the government has taken the decision in the interest of a large number of students. Despite offline exams being conducted this year, the state government has decided to promote all the students in Classes 1 to 8 irrespective of the marks and percentages they have got.

“All students will be given class promotion irrespective of marks, grades or percentage. As the second semester (annual) examination has been completed as per the routine in primary schools, the effect of the result of the examination will not have to be applied on the class promotion of the students,” the notice further added.

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