Bhubaneswar, 15/4 (AO Bureau): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has ordered the postponement of all tenth and twelfth board examinations in the state in view of the health and safety of students in the wake of the current Carona epidemic.
Accordingly, the Class XII examinations, which are scheduled to start on May 19, 21, have been postponed by the State Council for Higher Education. The decision on the test will be made once the Covid-16 situation improves. In the first week of June 2021, the state government and the Council for Higher Secondary Education will review the exam and the next decision will be made to give the students the appropriate time.
Similarly, the next Class X examination to be held on May 3, 2021, by the State Board of Secondary Education has also been postponed. The decision on the test will be made once the epidemic situation improves.
All students in the ninth and eleventh grades in the academic year 2020-21 will be admitted to the tenth and twelfth grades, respectively. They do not have to take any tests for this.
The Chief Minister has directed that all classes in Class X and XII of the academic year 2020-21 be closed from August 19, 21. No educational programs can be held at the school at this time.
The decision will apply to all government, government-funded and private schools in the state-affiliated with the Odisha State Board of Secondary Education and the Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya organization.