Chhattisgarh Class 10 board examinations postponed amid COVID-19 case surge
Raipur : The Chhattisgarh Board Of Secondary Education (CGBSE) has announced to postponed Class 10 examination amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. The exams were scheduled to be conducted from April 15 to May 1.
"Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur has postponed the board exams starting from April 15, 2021, for class 10th, keeping in mind the growing transition of Corona in the state and lockdown in many districts," Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Office tweeted.
However, no change in the exam schedule for Class 12 has been announced yet. The Class 12 examinations are scheduled to be held from May 3 to 24.
Earlier, the Chhattisgarh government announced that students of all the classes, except those from Classes 10 and 12, will be promoted to a higher grade without examinations.
"All schools will be shut till further orders and all students, except class 10th and 12th, will be given general promotion to the next class without holding examinations," reads the order.
"The board exams of class 10th and 12th will be held offline as per the schedule declared earlier by Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) while complying with all coronavirus preventive guidelines issued by the Centre and state government from time to time," it added.