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Rajasthan government postpones Class 10, 12 board exams amid spike in Covid cases

The students of classes 8, 9, and 11 have also been promoted without examinations.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 16, 2021 2:47:57 pm
Students of classes apart from class 10, 12 to be promoted without exams. (File)

After CBSE, Rajasthan government today postponed Class 10 and 12 examinations due to current Covid-19 situation, as per ANI. The students of classes 8, 9, and 11 have also been promoted without examinations.

The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) Tuesday decided to promote students of class 6 and 7 to the successive classes without conducting the annual examinations. Amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country, the state board will promote students of class VI and VII based on internal assessments, which will be conducted by the respective schools.

Govind Singh Dotasra, minister of school education, shared the official notice on Twitter. He tweeted, “The education department has taken a big decision for students’ ease and those studying in class VI and VII will be promoted without exams amid coronavirus outbreak.”

Earlier, the Rajasthan government on April 4 had announced that schools for classes 1-9 will remain closed till April 19. Colleges across the state have also been closed down for all students except those in the final year of their degree.

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