Offering a glimmer of hope, the Goa government has granted permission to the state board to hold examinations for class X and XII from May 20 onwards.
Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the exams will be held with all the necessary precautions necessary for social distancing.
Sawant said “In most states the exams were already completed. Nonetheless we will take all necessary precautions for social distancing for students”.
While two papers of the class XII were remaining to be held, the entire class X exam scheduled by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education was postponed on account of the lockdown imposed across the country and the state.
The Goa government has granted permission to Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to conduct the examination in pending HSSC papers from 20th May 2020 and also to conduct SSC Examination from 21st May 2020 onwards.
The detailed time-table will be announced soon.