Guwahati: Amidst the ongoing debate over conducting High School Leaving Certification Examination (HSLC) and Higher Secondary Examinations, the state education minister Ranoj Pegu on Tuesday hinted about conducting the board examinations from August 1 to August 15.
The Minister of Education also stated that the results of the examination will be announced by September 5.
Addressing the media, State education minister Ranoj Pegu said, “The government will soon come up with a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in this regard after a final call by Health Department in the next 7 to 10 days. The examination centres are required to strictly adhere to the Covid-19 protocols.”
The minister also mentioned that the examinations are likely to be held with a limited number of subjects along with a possibility of shorter time duration.
“We have been informed by the Health Department that the possibility of the Covid situation getting to normal by July seems to be quite impossible. Hence, it was suggested that holding exams amidst this situation won’t be fruitful. In order to complete the entire examination process by September 5, we will soon come up with the assessment model and the timetable to be announced soon,” added Ranoj Pegu.