School students who will be taking up the state board exams in Maharashtra were in for a pleasant urprise on Thurday as the state board has made changes in the time table of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam. The students were relieved after the announcement that there will be a break between science II, history-civics and geography-economics papers scheduled from March 20 to 22.
The science II paper will now be held on March 20, while the history-civics paper will be on March 22 and geography-economics on March 25. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) issued a new time table on Thursday.
Based on a feedback from teachers and students, the timetable is understood to have been changed. Earlier, the tentative time table was released by MSBSHSE on October 29. Then, a feedback forum was opened by the board for 15 days in order to raise concerns and recommend changes. Students were wirrued over not providing a gap between the three papers.
Later, the issue was taken to the board's notice and the required changes were made. The exam will now get over on April 1 instead of March 29. No change has been made to the schedule of HSC exam, which begins on February 28 and ends on March 25.
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education is also known as MSBSHSE. Maharashtra Board is an Autonomous Body working under Government of Maharashtra. It was formed in 1966 in Pune, Maharashtra, India. Its Head quarter is located the Pune City of State Maharashtra in India.