The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) has allowed varied state, nationwide, and worldwide academic boards to conduct exams bodily as per their schedule within the metropolis whereas following all coronavirus prevention tips. Earlier, citing concern of a second COVID-19 wave, the BMC final month deferred the opening of faculties and schools in Mumbai until January 15.
Nonetheless, it has now determined to permitted the boards to conduct their examinations, as not doing so might lead to lack of a yr for college kids, the BMC stated in its order issued late Tuesday night time.
They’ve been allowed to conduct exams from January 18 onwards, a BMC official stated on Wednesday.
The order acknowledged that members of Worldwide Faculties Affiliation (Cambridge board) can conduct preliminary or pre-planned examinations of lessons 9 to 12.
The opposite boards just like the SSC, HSC (Maharashtra board), CBSE, IB, CISCE and IGCSE can conduct the introduced and to be introduced exams of lessons 10 and 12 as per their deliberate schedule, it stated.
They need to observe all of the precautionary, well being, cleanliness and safety tips for the COVID-19 pandemic, the order stated.
In response to the BMC, within the Mumbai municipal limits, some topics of the Cambridge board faculties for lessons 9 to 12 are of February-March session and their examinations are ranging from January 23.
The BMC final month allowed city-based faculties of the US and different consulates to reopen from January 18, however has not specified when precisely the opposite academic establishments might reopen.
(With PTI Inputs)