Kerala CM holds assembly for conducting more than a few exams amid COVID-19 pandemic – education



Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination, Higher Secondary and Vocational Higher Secondary second year examinations will be conducted from March 17 to 30, 2021 in strict compliance with the COVID-19 norms.

According to the observation issued by Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), all the way through a high level assembly it used to be made up our minds that the Branch of Education will also make arrangements for public examinations in Classes X and XII soon.

“Classes for those preparing for the practical exam as a part of the general exam will start from January 1. All classes at the school and higher secondary level will be continued to be conducted online from June 1,” said the release.

Pattern tests and counseling for students to steer clear of stress will be conducted at the school level.

The observation said for this, students of 10th and 12th classes can go to school with the consent of their parents.

“These will be done by utilising the services and products of existing teachers. At the college level, last year undergraduate and postgraduate classes will begin in early January with 50 per cent strength of the class. Classes will be arranged on a shift basis in the morning and afternoon whether required,” it said.

Classes at the University of Agriculture and the University of Fisheries will begin in early January, with a limited number of students. The decision used to be made to begin classes in medical colleges from the second one year, it added. (ANI)


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