The Meghalaya government on Wednesday announced the cancellation of the examinations for the remaining four papers of HSSLC due to the prevailing Covid19 situation in the state.

Informing about the decision of the state government, Meghalaya education minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Wednesday said the examination for the four remaining papers of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) stands cancelled.

The minister said the evaluation will be done as per the parameters of the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE).

The education department of the state has decided to declare the results of HSSLC examinations before July 31.

The remaining papers, examinations of which could not be conducted, include Computer Science, Statistics, Western Music and Vocational Studies.

The education minister said the examinations for the students, who missed both the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) and HSSLC examinations due to Covid19 would be conducted in mid-July.

A total of 15 students missed all papers in HSSLC examinations while a total of 34 students missed all the papers in SSLC examinations, the minister said.

In SSLC examination, a total of 74 students missed some papers while a total of 92 students missed some papers in HSSLC examinations.

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