The Odisha Education Minister has confirmed that BSE (Class 10) and CHSE (Class 12) board exam 2021 would be conducted in offline mode next year. The minister further added that the examinations will not be held in February-March.
The Odisha Mass Education Minister S R Dash has confirmed that like CBSE, Odisha BSE and CHSE would also be conducting the board examinations in written offline mode. He said, “It is not possible on the part of both Board of Secondary Education (BSE) and Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) to conduct the examination in February and March, as many students cannot access the online classes.”
“We will take a decision keeping the students’ interests in mind as per COVID guidelines,” he added.
Board of Secondary Education, BSE Odisha conducts the Class 10 board examination in Odisha while Council for Higher Secondary Education, CHSE Odisha is responsible for conducting the Class 12 board examination in the state.
Earlier, a CBSE spokesperson has clarified that the Board’s class X and XII school-leaving exams will be conducted in written mode next year. However, the exam dates have not been finalised yet.
“We have decided to conduct the 2021 board exams in written mode under strict COVID-19 safety measures but we have not yet decided on the dates — both for the practical and written exams,” the spokesperson had told EducationWorld.
Source: India TV
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