Everything you need to know about SSC and HSC exam 2021
In April 2021 SSC exams were cancelled due to the rise in Covid-19 cases. Now on 1st June 2021, the CBSE exams were cancelled in the presence of PM Narendra Modi. But till then Maharashtra government was not taken the Decision for their HSC exams. But today on 3rd June Maharashtra state government has finally taken the decision. The SSC and HSC exam 2021 both cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
(Before starting first understand, SSC exam means Class 10th exam and HSC exam means Class 12th exams. SSC stands for Secondary School Certificate and HSC stands for Higher Secondary Certificate)
The Maharashtra government already said to Bombay HC that SSC and HSC exams don’t compare because student’s career depended on it. State also said that both exams are a more important milestone for students.
The Maharashtra government has decided to cancel the class 12th board exam in view of the Covid situation in the state, On 3rd June, Maharashtra’s education minister Varsha Gaikwad said that “Students’ health remains the peak priority for the state government”.
The SSC (10th) Examination
The Maharashtra government has already cancelled the Class 10th state board exams this year in April. The state government also released the estimate criteria for the students.
“All those who were to appear for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams will be promoted, and marks will be given on the basis of the internal assessment of their performance this year and that of Class 9,”The Maharashtra government said.
The results for Class 10th students will be announced by end of June, according to Varsha Gaikwad. The Central Government had canceled Class 10th board exams on April 14, 2021.
The HSC (12th) Examination
Maharashtra state governments called off the Class 12th board examination after the central government announcement. The central government announced the cancellation of CBSE class 12 board exams on 1st June in the presence of PM Narendra Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that class 12h board exams would not be held this year in view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid-19.
Other states in the country have also canceled class 12th board exams due to the Covid-19 crisis. States include Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Goa, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.
The central government said that CBSE would take steps to collect the results of class 12th students as per definite objective criteria.
The actual HSC exams were scheduled earlier from April 23, but Maharashtra Govt. postponed them due to the Covid-19 pandemic. After then state board examinations were scheduled to be in May, but this time the second wave of covid-19 interrupted the schedule.
From State Govt.
HSC examinations for Class 12 in Maharashtra stand canceled after the final decision of the state disaster management authority.
“In view of the current status of the pandemic, projections that children are vulnerable to newer strains and the anxiety among them, the Maharashtra government had demanded that a “Non-Examination Route” be considered for Std XIIth students.”The Maharashtra State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad on 2nd June 2021 tweeted
“I welcome the Centre’s decision to cancel the CBSE board exams,”Edu Minister also added.
Nearly every year 1.5 million or 15 lakh students appear for the Class 12th HSC exams in Maharashtra. The state government has already decided to cancel the Class 10 (SSC) examinations due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation. State Government has also decided to promote the students by evaluating their performance in Class 9.
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