Amid rising cases of novel coronavirus the State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad Maharashtra on Saturday announced that Maharashtra state students of Class 1 to Class 8 will be promoted without anyÂ final examinations.
Varsha Gaikwad said that, “In view of the ongoing situation due to Covid-19, all state board students across Maharashtra state from Class 1 to Class 8 will be promoted to the next class without any examinations”.
She further said that the government is yet to take a decision regarding students of Classes 9 and 11.
The Maharashtra Secondary Education Board had earlier announced dates for Class 10 and Class 12 board exams. The written examinations of HSC (Class 12) and SSC (Class 10) conducted by the Maharashtra education board will be held between April 23 and May 21. Earlier, Maharashtra school education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that the Board will conduct practical examinations of HSC and SSC in April and May.