Mumbai: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced that all the students of 10th standard will be promoted to the next class without any examination.
He said that due to the outbreak of coronavirus in the state, it would not be possible to conduct class 10 examinations.
The Chief Minister made this remark while conducting a high-level review meeting on Monday at Pragati Bhavan on the conduct of SSC examinations amidst coronovirus crisis.
Rao said that all the students of 10th standard will be promoted to the next class by giving them grades based on their internal assessment scores. The government decided to take the examinations for degree/postgraduate courses based on the prevailing situation in the future.
According to Telangana Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), there are 5,34,903 Class 10 students in the state. There are six subjects and 11 papers. Out of this, three examinations related to the two subjects have been conducted. At that time the examinations were postponed due to orders from the High Court.
The Chief Minister held a review meeting on Monday to decide on the postponed examinations. In the meeting, the methods adopted in this regard in other states were also examined. The topic of what should be done in Telangana was also discussed.