Education boards get BMC nod to hold tests
Civic body enables schools to conduct tests in Mumbai from January18
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Civic body allows schools to perform tests in Mumbai from January18
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has actually allowed State, nationwide and worldwide academic boards to hold examinations physically in Mumbai by following COVID-19 standards.
Last month, citing fear of a 2nd wave, the BMC deferred the resuming of schools and colleges till January15 Nevertheless, it has now decided to permit the boards to perform assessments. Not doing so could lead to the loss of a year for trainees, the BMC said in its order released on Tuesday night.
The boards have actually been permitted to conduct tests from January 18, a BMC authorities said on Wednesday. The order stated that members of International Schools Association (Cambridge board) can carry out initial or pre-planned examinations of Classes IXto XII. Other boards like SSC, HSC (Maharashtra board), CBSE, IB, CISCE and IGCSE can carry out exams of Classes X and XII as per their planned time table, the BMC stated.
” They ought to follow all the preventive, health, tidiness and security standards for the COVID-19 pandemic,” the order said.
According to the BMC, in the Mumbai local limits, some subjects of the Cambridge board schools for Classes IX to XII are of February-March session and their evaluations are starting on January 23.
The BMC last month enabled city-based schools of the U.S. and other consulates to resume from January 18, but has not defined when precisely the other academic institutions can resume.
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