Talking to ANI, Joshi assured students of all boards that give equal opportunity to everyone during the admission process.
The exam, which will take place in the third week of July, will have one multi-choice question paper for mathematics, science and social science and one more question paper for languages, Kumar said.
In a letter to Union Minister Jitendra Singh, NSUI national president Neeraj Kundan also demanded that vaccinating all students scheduled to appear for upcoming competitive examinations be made a priority.
The state government, in an affidavit, said SSC exams for this year were cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak after considering the safety of students, teachers, parents and other stakeholders.
It also said that final-year students who would not be able to give open book exams (OBE) due to the Covid situation, should be given another chance and the test should be held in two phases, according to a statement.
The Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education’s (GBSHSE) executive committee met on Saturday and prepared the scheme, which will have to be followed by all the schools affiliated with it.
Both the boards had postponed the class 12 exams scheduled in May-June in view of the aggressive second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both CBSE and ICSE had also cancelled class 10 exams
In a letter to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Ficci President Uday Shankar said an alternate solution should be devised to determine academic progression.
Stating that it is a futuristic decision, the resolution said, “We will train our people at large on how to deal with known emergencies and how to respond to situations where the outcome cannot be predicted.”
The announcement of slashing of fees was made by vice chancellor of the Rajouri-based university, Akbar Masood.