Telangana Extends Summer Vacation In Schools, Colleges
The Telangana Government on Tuesday announced that summer vacation for schools and colleges in the state will be extended till June 20.
The Telangana Government on Tuesday announced that summer vacation for schools and colleges in the state will be extended till June 20. The decision to keep the schools and DIET colleges closed has been taken after reviewing the Covid situation in the state.
The schools and colleges in the state were scheduled to reopen from today, June 15.
"All the Heads of Departments, Regional Joint Directors of School Education and all the District Educational Officers in the state are informed that.. Government has carefully reviewed the situation and it is decided to extend the holidays for all the Schools and DIET Colleges in the state till June 20, 2021," an official statement issued by the Director of School Education of Telangana said.
The Telangana Government has also cancelled the Class 12 Intermediate exams in view of the Covid crisis. The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) exams were postponed in April due to the ongoing Covid surge. The board is yet to announce a decision on the evaluation criteria as to how the students of the cancelled Class 12th Intermediate board exams will be evaluated.
The Telangana Secondary School Certificate (TS SSC) exams have already been cancelled and results declared. Class 10 students of Telangana were evaluated on the basis of their performance in internal assessment marks. As per reports, over two lakh students got 10 CGPA on the Class 10th TS SSC board exams. Students who remain unsatisfied with their results will also be given another chance to clear the exam, when the Covid situation improves, an official statement issued earlier said.