The exams of class X and XII would now be held from June 22 to June 25
Instead of the earlier declared date of June 20, the remaining examinations of Uttarakhand Board would now commence from June 22 and would end on June 25. The change was done by the education department keeping in view the fact that the state administration has declared lockdown of Dehradun on every Saturday and Sunday.
In an order to the director school education, the secretary, R Meenakshi Sundaram said that the remaining examination of Uttarakhand board should be held from June 22 to June 25 instead of earlier declared June 20 to June 23.
It is pertinent to mention here that the class X and XII examination of Uttarakhand board scheduled on March 23, 24 and 25 were suspended by the Uttarakhand Vidhyalayi Shiksha Parishad (UVSP) after the lockdown to break infection cycle of novel Coronavirus was enforced by the government.
The examination of class X started on March 2 while the examinations of Class XII commenced on March 3. A total of 150279 candidates are enrolled for class X while 121126 students are registered for class XII examination this year.
Meanwhile, the UVSP has started necessary preparation for checking the answer sheets of the students. The process would start from June 13. The secretary UVSP Neeta Tiwari said the guidelines of the union home ministry would be followed to ensure safety during the process of evaluation. The board has decided to sanitise the answer sheets of the students before evaluation. The teachers would wear masks and would be allowed to enter the evaluation centres after thermal scanning. The social distancing norms would be strictly adhered to during the evaluation process.
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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