In a major relief, the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, has announced that evaluation of Class 10 and Class 12 answer sheets in red zones will start from May 19, 2020.
Aradhana Shukla, principal secretary of UP government’s education department said that evaluation will be skipped in the centers that come under red zones.
The districts with red zones where evaluation will begin on May 19 include Agra, Lucknow, Saharanpur, Kanpur Nagar, Moradabad, Firozabad, Gautam Budh Nagar, Bulandshahar, Meerut, Raebareli, Varanasi, Bijnor, Amroha, Sant Kabir Nagar, Aligarh, Muzaffarnagar, Rampur, Mathura, and Bareli, the official letter said.
“However, evaluation will be skipped in centers that come under red zones. Teachers in red zones will not be invited for evaluation,” the letter added.
Previously, UPMSP had announced that evaluation of 10 and Class 12 answer sheets in 20 districts with green zones would begin from May 5 onwards.
In the wake of COVID-19 crisis, many exams are cancelled or postponed across the country.