Uttarakhand Class 12 Board Exam Cancelled
Uttarakhand has cancelled the Class 12 board examinations due to rising Covid cases in the state.
Uttarakhand has cancelled the UBSE Class 12 board examinations due to rising Covid cases in the state. Uttarakhand Minister for School and Sanskrit Education Arvind Pandey said that the government has decided to cancel the Class 12 board exams.
"The students would also be promoted accordingly. The government has taken this decision considering the interest of the students and teachers," Mr Pandey while announcing the cancellation of Uttarakhand Class 12 exam news said.
The Uttarakhand School Education Board had earlier deferred the Class 12 board exams scheduled from May 4 to May 22. The UK Board exams were to take place in two shifts. The decision to cancel Class 12th Uttarakhand board exams comes after CBSE had cancelled Class 12 board exams.
The Centre's decision to cancel the CBSE Class 12 board exams was hailed by states which said it was needed for the safety of students and teachers. Several states including Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat followed suit and cancelled the 12th board exams.
After the decision of scrapping CBSE board 12th exams, the Delhi University (DU) in a statement said that it will adjust its admission process without compromising on merit.