BMC Permits Various Education Boards to Conduct Examinations in Mumbai
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The order mentioned that members of International Schools Association (Cambridge board) can perform initial or pre-planned examinations of classes 9 to 12.
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The Mumbai civic body has actually permitted different state, national and global educational boards to perform exams physically as per their schedule in the city while following all COVID-19 prevention guidelines. Earlier, mentioning fear of a second COVID-19 wave, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) last month delayed the opening of schools and colleges here till January 15.
However, it has now decided to allowed the boards to conduct their assessments, as refraining from doing so could lead to loss of a year for students, the BMC said in its order provided late Tuesday night. They have actually been enabled to perform exams from January 18 onwards, a BMC authorities said on Wednesday.
The order mentioned that members of International Schools Association (Cambridge board) can conduct initial or pre-planned examinations of classes 9 to12 The other boards like the SSC, HSC (Maharashtra board), CBSE, IB, CISCE and IGCSE can perform the revealed and to be revealed tests of classes 10 and 12 based on their organized time table, it stated.
They ought to follow all the preventive, health, cleanliness and security guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, the order stated. According to the BMC, in the Mumbai community limits, some subjects of the Cambridge board schools for classes 9 to 12 are of February-March session and their assessments are beginning with January 23.
The BMC last month permitted city-based schools of the US and other consulates to resume from January 18, but has actually not defined when exactly the other universities might resume.
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