Coronavirus: As schools were unable to conduct annual examinations due to lockdown, the Andhra Pradesh government has directed schools to promote students of classes 6 to 9. “It is decided to cancel the summative assessment- II examinations for the classes VI to IX, and declare the students as ‘ALL PASS’,” read the government circular.
Apart from Andhra Pradesh, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh’s governments have decided to mass promote students of classes 1 to 8. The state education department has also postponed the SSC or class 10 examinations scheduled to be held from March 31.
Many states, including Rajasthan, Punjab and Chhattisgarh have deferred their board class 10, 12, and state level examinations. Last week, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) have also postponed the class 10, 12 board examination and evaluation process till March 31.
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