Telangana HC directs state to hold SSC exams from June 8

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  19 May 2020 7:54 AM GMT
Telangana HC directs state to hold SSC exams from June 8

Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court has given the green signal to the state government to hold SSC exam (Secondary School Certificate) from June 8. The court mentioned that there should be a gap of two days between each examination.

The high court also added that a meeting will be held on June 3 regarding the existing situation, while on June 4, a report needs to be submitted on state's preparedness to conduct exams. A separate control room for students should also be arranged, the court said.

Earlier on May 5, Telangana chief minister KCR had said that “Pending examinations of the SSC board will be held soon duly by following all precautionary measures. Physical distancing will be strictly enforced during the examination and officials will make sure that only 15-20 students are seated in one class room during the exams. Required sanitisers would also be arranged at the examination centres for hygiene of students. We will also provide masks to all the students and all the examination centres will be sanitized."

Telangana SSC examination was earlier scheduled from March 19, 2020 to April 6,2020. The first three subjects were conducted as per schedule however the rest were postponed following the nationwide lockdown, announced on March 22,2020. SSC students still have to appear for eight more exams for which a fresh schedule will be announced soon.

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