Hyderabad: The Department of School Education in Andhra Pradesh has declared the students of class IV to IX ‘all pass’. The Andhra government has decided to cancel the Summative Assessment II Examination for the classes and give mass promotion. This move is following the 21 days lockdown declared by the central government as a precautionary measure to counter the spread of Covid19.

All the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational officers in the state are informed that it is not feasible to conduct annual examinations for students from class IV to IX during the lockdown.

In the wake of the government’s decision for a 21 days lock down, several education boards have postponed their examinations.

The Telangana High court had earlier ordered postponement of the on-going SSC examinations in the state until further notice.

The High court said that all the examinations from March 23 to March 30 will be postponed in the wake of Coronavirus.

Similarly, the Central board of secondary education ( CBSE ) and ICSE ( Council for the Indian School certificate examinations) has decided to postpone the ongoing 10th class examinations in view of Coronavirus. The revised dates of the remaining exams will be notified in due course of time.

Likewise, The Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) Telangana on 22 March postponed exams of Geography paper-II, Modern Language Telugu paper-II, Modern Language English paper-II, Modern Language Urdu paper-II, and Modern Language Hindi paper-II scheduled to be held on March 23. A fresh date of examination will be announced later.

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