No examination to be held for class 10 students nationwide: HRD Ministry

No examination to be held for class 10 students nationwide: HRD Ministry

Putting an end to all the speculations regarding the conducting of remaining papers of Class 10 Board exam, the Ministry of Humans Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday announced that no board examinations will be held for Class 10 students nationwide, except for the students from North-East Delhi.

The HRD Ministry, via Twitter, said that an adequate time of 10 days will be given to all the students to prepare for the exams.

Alongside, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal in a webinar on social media today said that the dates for the CBSE Board exam will be announced in a day or two. Throughout his social media address, the minister also tried to address the concerns of students, who take competitive examinations like JEE and NEET, by announcing new dates for the two exams.

Pokhriyal announced that the JEE (Main) exam for admissions in engineering colleges in the country will be held from July 18 to 23 whereas the NEET exam for admission into medical colleges will be conducted on July 26.

The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected the functioning of educational institutes in Maharashtra along with the entire country. University exams have been postponed by close to two months, all the exams for students in Class 1-9 and Class 11 have also been canceled. Along with this, CBSE exams for students in Class 1-8 have also been called off.

Meanwhile, the HRD Minister has made no announcements about how the SSC students will receive marks for the remaining examinations that were then postponed and now canceled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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