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Assam Board Exam  2021 Cancelled: Education Minister Ranoj Pegu


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Assam HSLC and HS Exams 2021: This year around 7 lakh students from Class 10 and Class 12 were due to take their board exams in Assam.

The final decision on Assam Board exams 2021 is likely to be made today, following students’ long-standing demand that classes 10 and 12 (HSLC and HS) be abolished. State education department officials, the chief minister, and representatives from the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) and the Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) will discuss the issue today. You can read on to learn more about the Assam class 12t and Assam class 10 board exams 2021. 

A cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided that it would not be possible to conduct the High School Leaving Certificate (Class 10), the Madrasa Certificate, and the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Class 12) exams in the state in view of the inherently low Covid-19 positivity rate.

Class 10 and class 12 Assam board exams update :

> Mr. Pegu said the evaluation criteria will be formulated within a week and the results will be announced by July 31.

> Around 7 lakh students were scheduled to take their board exams this year.

> A meeting was held by Education Minister Ranoj Pegu to decide on the
cancellation of board exams, which was attended by stakeholders, including the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU).

> The Assam Cabinet had earlier this week suggested HSLC and HS exams should not be held considering the Covid-19 situation in the state.

> The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and 18 other state boards had cancelled board exams for Class 12 students earlier.

> Assam students had also moved to the top court, seeking directions for the cancellation of their board exams.

> On June 17 the CBSE submitted its marking scheme for Class 12 students in the Supreme Court of India, after which the top court issued notice to eight states, including Assam, that were yet to decide on Class 12 exams.

> Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had earlier this month said the two-state education boards – Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) and the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) – will conduct the exam in mid-July if the Covid positivity rate in the state drops below 2 percent.


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