No exams for SSC students as CM decides to promote them

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Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has decided that all the 10th Class students will be promoted to the next class without any examination, as it would not be possible to conduct 10th standard examinations due to the spread of Coronavirus in the State.

The CM has decided to this effect in a high-level review meeting held here on Monday at Pragathi Bhavan on the conduct of SSC examinations at a time when the Coronavirus is on the rise in the State. Education Minister Sabita Indrareddy, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, Special Chief Secretary (Education) Chitra Ramachandran, CMO Principal Secretary S Narsing Rao, Board of Secondary Education Director Satynarayan Reddy, CMO Special Secretary Rajsekhar, OSD Deshapathy Srinivas, Secretary Bhoopal Reddy, and others participated in the meeting.

The CM decided that all the 5,34,903 students of 10th class scheduled to write examinations from today June 8 would be promoted to the next class by giving grades to them based on their internal assessment marks. Out of 11 papers from 6 subjects, exams for two subjects have already been conducted and the rest were postponed due to onslaught of Covid19.

The government also decided to take a decision on the degree and Post Graduate Courses examinations based on the situation that will prevail in future.