Maharashtra Board SSC exam 2020 postponed amid coronavirus scare
Mumbai : Maharashtra SSC exam 2020 has been postponed after reports of rising cases of coronavirus in the state. Only one examination i.e., Geography was left that was scheduled for March 23 has been postponed. The new examination dates will be announced after March 31.
Mahrashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad said, "In view of the corona situation updates, school education department has now decided to postpone the class 10 SSC board exam scheduled for Monday March 23. The decision about rescheduling the exam date will be taken after March 31."
Students appeared for the History examination on Saturday, they were given hand sanitizers and masks to stay prevented from the coronavirus. The examination had begun on March 3, 2020.
Maharashtra government had on Friday announced the cancellation of school examinations in state government schools for class 1 to class 8, postponed examination for class 9 and class 11.