AP Class 10, 12 Exams can be held in July, Cancellation is the last option: State Education Minister

Canceling board exams for classes 10 and 12 would be the last option, says AP state education minister, on Friday. AP Board may likely conduct exams for classes 10th and 12th students in July, in case the COVID-19 situation becomes feasible in the state. 

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jun 12, 2021 16:17 IST
AP Class 10, 12 Exams can be held in July, Cancellation is the last option: State Education Minister
AP ap state education minister call to conduct board exams in july, Photo: Representative

Andhra Pradesh state Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh, on Friday, said that the state government is eyeing to hold board exams for class 10 and 12 in July month, keeping the students future in mind. However, the minister also said that cancelling exams is an option but, would be last

At a time when several state boards following the footsteps of CBSE has cancelled their respective board exams for class 10 and 12 in view of the second wave of COVID-19, Andhra Pradesh state education minister, Adimulapu Suresh on Friday said that Andhra Pradesh govt. is looking to conduct board exams in July, keeping in mind the students' future. He further said that the cancellation of SSC and Intermediate exams will be the last option.

"The State government is trying to conduct board examinations for Classes 10 and 12. The cancellation of exams is the last resort only. It is in the interest of the students only that the state government is trying to conduct the exams. Cancellation of exams is a matter of one minute but students' future is our priority. TDP is unnecessarily politicizing the matter of exams and creating fear in the minds of students and parents. But many students and parents are ready for exams," ANI quoted AP state education minister Adimulapu Suresh says.

The state education minister also added that the JEE and NEET exams will also be conducted as soon as the situation becomes more feasible and the positivity rate of covid infection comes down in the state. He also said that the government understands that the procedure will take more than 40 days to conduct the AP board exams.

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However, the final decision regarding the AP board exams 2021 is yet to be made. Students can keep a check on the official website of the state board for exam related latest updates of AP Inter or SSC board exams 2021.

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