West Bengal government seeks opinions of college students, parents on holding board exams
The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday stated it had requested parents, college students and most people for his or her views on holding the state board examinations. The chief minister stated individuals must submit their views by 2 pm on Monday.
“Our children’s future is my greatest priority. To this regard, we have formed an expert committee to decide over holding the Class 10th & 12th board exams in 2021. We are also inviting views & opinion from parents, general public, sector experts, civil society & students. I request each one of you to send us your feedback on the issue by e-mailing us on following addresses by June 7th, 2021, 2 PM…Your suggestions will be valuable to us,” Banerjee wrote in a sequence of tweets.
Our youngsters’s future is my biggest precedence. To this regard, we now have shaped an professional committee to resolve over holding the Class tenth & twelfth board exams in 2021.
We are additionally inviting views & opinion from parents, normal public, sector consultants, civil society & college students. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/eVpEIbJkBK
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) June 6, 2021
The state government has shaped an professional committee to evaluate the present state of affairs and resolve whether it is conducive to holding the category 12 board exams. If the panel decides that the exams should be held, it has to suggest the mode of organising them. If it decides in opposition to holding the exams, it has to suggest the analysis standards.
“While the expert committee is considering and discussing the matter, the Government of West Bengal invites views/opinion from the general public, guardians/parents, students on the above points 2 pm tomorrow, i.e, 7th June, 2021. Your views will be very valuable to us,” the government stated in an official discover. The public can mail their opinion to [email protected], [email protected] and/or [email protected], in line with the notification.
On May 25, the chief minister had introduced that the category 12 state board exams (Uchcha Madhyamik) can be held within the final week of July and the (Madhyamik) can be scheduled for mid-August. Banerjee added that each exams can be held at residence centres, and would contain solely obligatory topics. She proposed shorter examinations lasting 90 minutes for the principle topics, and inner assessments for the remainder.
Madhyamik had been earlier scheduled to happen from June 1 and the upper secondary exams from June 15. However, attributable to a speedy surge in Covid-19 instances within the second wave, and subsequent lockdown restrictions positioned throughout the state, each board exams have been postponed. The state has cancelled the category 11 examinations.