Telangana cancels class X SSC exams, postpones Inter 2nd year exams

Telangana government on Thursday cancels the Secondary School Certificate board examination and has postponed the intermediate examination for the academic year 2020-21

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  15 April 2021 1:45 PM GMT
Telangana cancels class X SSC exams, postpones Inter 2nd year  exams

Hyderabad: In parallel with the centre, the Telangana government on Thursday has cancelled the Secondary School Certificate board examination and has postponed the intermediate 2nd year examination for the academic year 2020-21. The decision was taken in view of an unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases.

The announcement followed a meeting with the Education minister and top officials from the department on April 15. "Considering the present pandemic situation prevailing in the State and also keeping in view of the CBSE notification dated April 14, 2021, Government hereby cancels all 10th class Exams to be held from May 17, 2021," said Chitra Ramchandran, Special Secretary to Government. She added that the results of class X students will be prepared on the basis of Objective criteria to be developed by the SSC Board, Telangana at a later date.

"Any candidate not satisfied with the marks allotted will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive,' said the special secretary.

Intermediate examinations

Meanwhile, all Intermediate Second Year examinations scheduled from May 1 to May 19 are postponed. "Review will be held in the first week of June and future dates will be announced with atleast 15 days notice for the exams," the order said. Also, all the intermediate second-year students having backlogs will be given minimum passing marks for the backlogs only.

The government also said that, all intermediate first-year students will be promoted without exams and exams will be held whenever possible at a future date. "Twenty Five per cent weightage of Intermediate marks will not be considered for EAMCET this year," added the Special Chief Secretary.



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