scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Class 10, 12 board exams to be held in June: Bengal education minister

The class 10 (Madhyamik) exams will be held first and the class 12 (Ucchya Madhyamik) examinations after that, he said. The exams are usually held between February and March every year.

By: PTI | Kolkata |
December 23, 2020 5:05:47 pm
UP state board examsThe final decision on class 12 exams will be taken in the first week of June. (Express Photo by Javed Raja/ Representational)

Board examinations for class 10 and 12 will be held in June one after another, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday.

The class 10 (Madhyamik) exams will be held first and the class 12 (Ucchya Madhyamik) examinations after that, he said. The exams are usually held between February and March every year.

Read | CBSE board exams not till February, dates to be released later: Pokhriyal

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ had earlier ruled out conducting board examinations till February next year in view of the COVID-19 situation.

“We have accepted the recommendations of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and the West Bengal Council of Higher Education Education on holding the exams on later dates in view of the pandemic situation,” Chatterjee said.

“If the situation changes, the board and council will take decisions accordingly,” he added.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest Education News, download Indian Express App.

  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement