Maharashtra’s Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that due lockdown extension in the state to combat the Corona Virus pandemic, the state government has decided to cancel Geography and work experience papers of class 10th board exams.
She said, no further examination will be held for these papers and marks will be allotted based on the provision in the Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve decided to cancel the second semester examinations for grade 9th & 11th. Also, we’ve decided to cancel the last examination which was unresolved for grade 10th. @CMOMaharashtra @INCIndia @RahulGandhi @SATAVRAJEEV pic.twitter.com/ShJ18C2ccB
— Varsha Gaikwad (@VarshaEGaikwad) April 12, 2020
Second-semester exams of 9th and 11th class have also been canceled in the state and marks will be given on the basis of first-semester internal assessment, she said.