Varsha Gaikwad, the state School Education Minister, has devised a way out of the difficulty after receiving several complaints about schools suspending or dismissing students due to inability to pay fees or other reasons, and refusing to issue transfer certificates until full payments are paid.
“Every child has a right to education and to attend the school of their choice,” the minister tweeted shortly after midnight on Thursday. More students are moving out of schools owing to financial concerns, and others are being denied transfer/leaving certificates, as we have noticed in the current unprecedented scenario.
HSLC and HS Board Exams in Assam have been canceled, with results due by July 31: Ranoj Pegu, Minister of Education
Assam’s state government announced today that there will be no High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or Class 10 and HS or Class 12 final exams this year. Education Minister Ranoj Pegu said the decision was made after analyzing the Covid situation and contacting stakeholders. According to the minister, two committees will be formed to decide on grading criteria for pupils in grades 10 and 12.
The evaluation criteria will be finalized in a week, and the findings will be announced by July 31, according to Mr Pegu.
The decision on the JEE Main and NEET 2021 pending exams will be announced shortly
According to officials, the Ministry of Education is about to announce whether or not the pending JEE Main and NEET 2021 examinations will be held in August. In a few days, a decision would be made.
“The situation is being reviewed to determine the schedule for the upcoming editions of JEE-Mains and whether NEET-UG can be held on August 1,” a senior official said.
Due to an increase in Covid-19 cases, NTA postponed the JEE Main April and May sessions, JEE Advance, NEET-PG, and other entrance tests in April.