Jharkhand govt cancels Class 10 and 12 Board exams

The Jharkhand government has cancelled Board Exam for Class 10 and 12 for this session.

In a tweet, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said 10th and 12th board exams have been cancelled in view of the circumstances arising out of Covid-19 and the demand of students and parents.

Jharkhand government has also extended the restrictions till June 17 with some relaxation.

There will be, however, complete lockdown on every Saturday from 4 pm to Monday at 6 am.

State government has put many restrictions (mini lockdown) in name of Health Safety Week since April 22. All shops are being allowed to open till 4 pm in all the districts except East Singhbhum.

AIR correspondent reports, after the announcement of cancellation of 10 and 12 Board examinations by the state government, Jharkhand Academic Council is gearing up for the preparation of results of around 4.40 lakh students and 3.32 lakh students who had registered for the 10 and 12 state board examinations.

JAC will study the result assessment methodology of CBSE and CISCE board for preparation of the board exam results. Results of class 9 and 11 board exams respectively will also be considered in the process.

97.42 percent and 95.53 percent students had cleared the class 9 and 11 board examinations.

JAC conducts board exams for classes 8, 9 and 11 every year.

Meanwhile JAC Secretary Mahip Kumar Singh said that the syllabus was revised for this year’s board examinations and there was a 40 reduction in the course with a change in examination pattern.

But due to cancellation of the board exam JAC is yet to take a decision on preparation of results.

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