The Uttar Pradesh Government has postponed all board exams amid the COVID-19 upsurge across the state. It has decided to defer the board exams of ICSE, CBSE, UP, Sanskrit, Madrasa and others till further notice. The Uttar Pradesh Education Board is likely to announce the new date sheet soon. It has postponed the board exams after reviewing the COVID situation across the state. The schools and colleges across the state were asked to shut till May 15. Candidates who are aspiring for the annual academic exams are advised to keep visiting the official website.
The News Agency, ANI, tweeted, "Amid upsurge in #COVID19 cases, UP government has postponed exams for all boards (ICSE, CBSE, UP, Sanskrit, Madrasa and all state boards)"
Amid upsurge in #COVID19 cases, UP government has postponed exams for all boards (ICSE, CBSE, UP, Sanskrit, Madrasa and all state boards)— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 16, 2021
The CM Office, Uttar Pradesh tweeted, "In view of the COVID situation, schools from class 01 to class 12 should be suspended till May 15. No examination will be conducted during this period. The 10th and 12th examinations of the Secondary Education Council should be conducted after May 20:UP CM Mr Yogi Adityanath
कोविड संक्रमण के दृष्टिगत कक्षा 01 से 12वीं तक के विद्यालयों में 15 मई तक पठन-पाठन स्थगित रखा जाए।— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) April 15, 2021
इस अवधि में कोई परीक्षा आयोजित नहीं की जाएगी।
माध्यमिक शिक्षा परिषद की 10वीं और 12वीं की परीक्षाएं 20 मई के बाद आयोजित की जाएं: #UPCM श्री @myogiadityanath जी
The board has postponed the board exam for Class 10th and 12th in the first week of April due to the panchayat election in the state. The UP Boards exams will be held for over 60 lakh candidates. A total of 29,94,312 students are likely to appear for the Class 10 board examination in 2021. A total of 26,09,501 students will appear for Class 12 Board examinations. The Board will conduct the exams in 7505 test centres in 18 zones across the state.
Earlier, the Central government has decided to cancel the CBSE Class 10 board exam and postpone the Class 12 exam till further notice after a spike in COVID cases in the country.