Tripura Board of Secondary Education has started an open poll to receive suggestions from parents regarding the conduct of board exams in the state this year. While central education boards like the CBSE has already cancelled board exams this year, Tripura has been evaluating options to conduct the exam till now. As per latest reports, the suggestions and opinions will be discussed thoroughly in a meeting scheduled to be held on June 14, 2021.
As per reports, the Tripura government has postponed both the Class 10 and Class 12 exams this year on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the CBSE cancelled the Class 12 exams, many state boards have followed in the same footsteps this year although Tripura is not one of them. Instead, the board is inviting suggestions from parents regarding the matter through an active poll on the official website i.e. tbse.tripura.gov.in.
Tripura State Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath was quoted saying that the suggestions will be reviewed in a meeting on June 14, which the Minister will chair himself. Besides, the meeting will also include participation of senior officials of the tribal autonomous district council, prominent psychiatrists and former education ministers, the state education minister has announced to media channels on earlier this week.
A public poll has been created on the official website of the Tripura Board of Secondary Education to collect parent’s suggestions regarding board exams in the state 2021. The direct link to participate in the poll has been updated on the homepage of the official website.
Upon clicking the link to participate in the poll, users are redirected to an external link. Here, guardians can enter their credentials and vote in favour of conducting the board exams or against conducting the board exams this year.
At first, guardians have to select the exam viz. Class 10 (Madhyamik) or Class 12 (Higher Secondary) and then enter their personal contact number and name. Furthermore, one must also specify the candidate’s relationship with the guardian viz. father, mother, or legal guardian.
After selecting these credentials correctly, guardians can enter their preference between Yes or No. A verification code appears below the form. Users must enter the verification code carefully in the relevant field and then click on Submit to complete their vote.
In regards to the upcoming decision, the state education minister has also reportedly confirmed that the final decision will be governed by the mass opinion of guardians as well as other eminent individuals who will be attending the meeting on June 14.