In the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, the Maharashtra government has decided to cancel the pending SSC or class 10 examinations.
State School Education Minister, Varsha Gaikwad said the pending Georgraphy and Work Experience papers have been cancelled. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education has been instructed by the govt to give marks based on the respective rules for these subjects.
The state government has also decided to cancel the class 9 and 11 examinations and the students will be promoted to the next grade based on their performance in the first semester.
On March 21, the Maharashtra government had announced that the last paper of the SSC (Class X)exam, which was scheduled to be held on March 23, has been postponed.
A total of 17,65,000 students had registered for class 10 board exam in Maharashtra.
The exams for class 9 and class 11 students were scheduled to be held in the state after April 10, 2020.
The HSC or class 12 board exams have already ended for Maharashtra board students.
Maharashtra government has already cancelled all examinations for classes 1 to 8.