West Bengal to promote Class 11 students, Uccha Madhyamik in June

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |

Published: April 16, 2020 10:41:14 am


The Higher Secondary (class 12) remaining papers will be conducted in June. Representational image/ file

Taking note of the situations owing to coronavirus outbreak, the West Bengal government has decided to promote students of class 11, colleges to the next grade. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the Higher Secondary (class 12) remaining papers will be conducted in June, while class 11 students will be promoted to the next grade.

Earlier, the Higher Secondary examinations was postponed due to lockdown. The Uccha Madhyamik examinations are left with some major papers physics, accountancy, chemistry, economics, journalism and mass communication, statistics and geography.

The evaluation process of class 10 Madhyamik examination is in process, and the results can be declared by May-end.

Meanwhile, the students of classes 1 to 8 in the state has been promoted to next grade without examinations. “The department is passing on instruction to the schools (state-run and state-aided) to fully enforce the ‘no detention’ policy in all institutions for those studying up to the eighth standard, in view of the present situation,” said Education Minister Partha Chatterjee.

The schools, colleges will remain closed till June 10.

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