Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has announced that this year the board is going to skip selection tests for the classes 10th and 12th. Due to COVID-19 situation, the board has decided that it is in the best interest of the students to not to conduct selection tests and allow them to appear for the board exams directly.
This is a one-time exemption given to the students for the health and safety of the candidates and stakeholders. The minister also confirmed in the media that the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) shall start classes 10th and 12th examination in March-April next year.
The state education minister has confirmed that the exam schedule will be finalised by Meghalaya Board of School Education soon and will be announced. Once released, students can check MBOSE 10th, 12th date sheet 2021 online at its official website – mbose.in.
A notification in the regards to cancellation of selection tests has also been issued at the board’s official website. Additionally, the schools are also directed not to conduct any selection test at their levels for the students.
Furthermore, a one-time exemption was also given to all candidates who are going to appear in SSLC and HSSLC examination 2021, but failed the selection tests in the year 2019 are also eligible to appear in the upcoming final SSLC and HSSLC examinations.
Likewise Meghalaya board, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee also decided that the students currently studying in classes 10th and 12th will not have their final examinations in 2021. They can appear for Madhyamik (class 10) and Uchcha-Madhyamik (class 12) exams directly.
Many state boards are assessing the situation and postponing the board exams which are generally held in the month of March to May. States like Maharashtra and Gujarat have already postponed their classes 10th and 12th exam to May.