An ‘informed’ decision on holding class 12 board exams will be taken soon. 

This was informed by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. 

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said this after chairing a high-level meeting. 

He said that both students’ and teachers’ safety, security, and future are supremely important on holding the Class 12 board exams amid pandemic. 

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He said, “I am confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the Class 12th board exams and remove the uncertainty among student’s and parent’s minds by informing them of our final decision at the earliest.” 

Pokhriyal said: “The meeting was extremely fruitful as we received immensely valuable suggestions. I have requested the state governments to send me their detailed suggestions by May 25. I am confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the exams and remove the uncertainty among student’s and parent’s minds by informing them of our final decision at the earliest.”  

“I want to reiterate that both students’ and teachers’ safety, security, and future are supremely important to us,” he added. 

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The Union Ministry of Education (MoE) has held a crucial meeting on Sunday to decide on pending Class 12 board exams and subsequent entrance examinations that were postponed due to the second wave of COVID-19. 

The meeting was attended by Chief Ministers and Education Ministers of the States. 

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