The Karnataka Government has postponed the Class 10th (SSLC) board exams scheduled to begin in June due to the ongoing second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. The exam authority, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB), will release the revised schedule after the situation normalises. Karnataka Minister for Primary & Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar has announced the Karnataka SSLC exams 2021 postponed news. Students and parents are advised to keep visiting the official portal to check the latest updates.
The News Agency, ANI tweeted, "SSLC Examination slated to begin from June 21 has been postponed in view of the surge in #COVID19 cases. Revised schedule will be decided after the second wave dies: Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar."
SSLC Examination slated to begin from June 21 has been postponed in view of the surge in #COVID19 cases. Revised schedule will be decided after the second wave dies: Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar (File photo) pic.twitter.com/UUi76qGwbi— ANI (@ANI) May 13, 2021
In March, the KSEEB has announced that the Karnataka Board Class 10 (SSLC) exams for the academic year 2020-2021 will be held between June 21 and July 5, 2021. Practical and Oral examinations for JTS (75, 76 & 77 subjects) candidates will be conducted on July 6 at the respective Centres. The government has extended the ongoing lockdown from May 10 to 24, 2021. It has also decided to shut the schools till June 14 for summer vacation.
Earlier, the state government has decided to postpone the 2nd PUC board exams scheduled from May 24 to June 16 due to the COVID-19 surge in the state. The Department of Pre-University Education is putting its best foot forward to prepare the revised schedule. The Department has also promoted the students of Class 11 to the next grade without examinations.
Minister of Higher Education and Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, Dr Ashwathnarayan CN, has announced that the KCET 2021 exam scheduled in the first week of July will now be held on August 28 and 29, 2021.
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