Chandigarh, June 1
The Haryana authorities has determined to cancel the Class 12 exams carried out by the state board, Schooling Minister Kanwar Pal stated on Tuesday.
The choice got here shortly after the Central authorities introduced cancelling the CBSE Class 12 board exams amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We’ve additionally determined to cancel the Class 12 board exams within the state which had been to be carried out by the Haryana Board of Faculty Schooling,” Pal instructed PTI over telephone.
“We’re going with the choice taken by the Centre and have determined to cancel the board exams,” he stated.
The state Board will take steps to compile the outcomes of Class 12 college students and modalities for this will likely be labored out quickly, he added.
The choice to cancel the CBSE exams was taken at a high-level assembly chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“Authorities of India has determined to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After intensive consultations, we now have taken a choice that’s student-friendly, one which safeguards the well being in addition to way forward for our youth,” the prime minister tweeted after the assembly.
Nervousness amongst college students, dad and mom and academics should be put to an finish, and college students shouldn’t be compelled to seem for exams in such a irritating scenario, a authorities assertion quoted the prime minister as saying.
Earlier on April 15, the Haryana authorities had cancelled the Class 10 board exams which had been to be carried out by the state board. It had then determined to postpone the exams of Class 12.
The state board exams had been earlier scheduled to start out in April and proceed until mid-Might earlier than these had been cancelled for Class 10 and postponed for Class 12.
Haryana noticed a pointy enhance in coronavirus instances over the previous few weeks. Nevertheless, infections have been on the decline in the previous few days.
To comprise the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Haryana, the state authorities had initially imposed a lockdown on Might three for per week until Might 10, which was later prolonged 4 occasions and is at present enforced until June 7. PTI