Hyderabad: The Telangana government announced the decision to cancel the Class 12 exam in the state for the academic year 2020-21. The government also said that it will promote all Class 11 students to Class 12 as a result of this.
The Karnataka government has further informed that all Class 12 results will be declared on the basis of pre-determined objective criteria.
The Secretary of the Board of Intermediate Examination has been told to release orders for promoting all Class 11 students to Class 12. The Class 11 students will also now be eligible to attend classes.
However, the government did say that the Class 11 exams will be conducted sooner or later, and it is mandatory for all students to appear for these exams.
“Considering the present pandemic situation prevailing in the State, Government hereby decides to cancel Class XII Intermediate public examination for academic year 2020-21. Results to be declared on basis of pre-determined objective criteria. Secretary, Board of Intermediate Examination is directed to issue orders for promoting all Class XI students to Class XII,” the government of Telangana said in its order dated June 14.
Amidst the second wave of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in India, the CBSE had earlier this month had also cancelled the class 12 exams. Many other state boards have also announced similar decisions.
Indias’ COVID-19 Tally
India reported 60,471 new cases of the novel coronavirus (lowest after 75 days), as per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday (June 15).
1,17,525 discharges & 2726 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry. The total caseload stands at 2,95,70,881 while the active cases are 9,13,378.
On the recovery front, there were 2,82,80,472 total discharges. The death toll stands at 3,77,031.
Recovery Rate increased to 95.64%, Weekly Positivity Rate dropped to less than 5%, currently at 4.39%. Daily positivity rate is at 3.45%, less than 5% for 8 consecutive days.