Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has postponed the final examination of class 10th (SSC) and class 12th (HSC) till further notice. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the board will inform about the new exam dates 15 days in advance. Before that, Goa class 10th and 12th board exams were to start from April 24.
Opposition parties demanded postponement of board board
Last week, opposition parties in Goa demanded that the state board’s class 10 and 12 examinations to be held on April 24 be postponed or that they be conducted online, given the rise in COVID-19 cases. p>
Senior Congress leader Digambar Kamat, Goa Forward Party chief Vijai Sardesai and Independent MLA Rohan Khaitan had said that the Pramod Sawant government should postpone these exams for the safety of students.
Board exams have been canceled or canceled in many states
Let us know that in view of the second wave of COVID-19, many state and central education boards have postponed or canceled the final examinations of 10th and 12th standard students. CBSE and CISCE, the two Central Boards of Education, will promote students of classes 10 and 12 on the basis of optional methods of evaluation. Maharashtra and Odisha have recently decided to promote their state board students of class 10 on the basis of internal assessment.