MUMBAI The government of Maharashtra would study and discuss the CBSE’s decision to cancel its Class 10 exam before making such a decision for the state board of education exams, Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Wednesday.
The state’s Minister of School Education made the statement in a televised message.
The Central Council for Secondary Education (CBSE) canceled class 10 exams on Wednesday and postponed class 12 exams due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Of the decision, Gaikwad said, “We have already requested and informed other state education boards of our decision to postpone the exams for grades 10 and 12 of the Maharashtra National Board of Secondary and Higher Education. . We will study and discuss the Center’s (CBSE) decision with experts in the field. “
The government of Maharashtra had postponed the state council class 10 and 12 exams, which were due to be held later this month, on Monday due to a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the state.