Four union ministers, state schooling ministers and secretaries will meet as we speak at 11:30 am (representational)
The difficulty of Class 12 board exams, and entrance exams for skilled programs amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic shall be mentioned as we speak in a high-level assembly between 4 union ministers, state schooling ministers, and schooling ministries secretaries.
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The assembly shall be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, within the presence of Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister for Women and Child Smriti Zubin Irani and Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar.
Mr Pokhriyal on Saturday mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi has desired that any choice that impacts college students must be taken after session with states and the schooling stakeholders – academics, mother and father and college students. The digital assembly will happen at 11:30 am.
“The Hon’ble Prime Minister has desired that any decision affecting the careers of his beloved students has to be taken in wide consultations with all State Governments & Stakeholders. I recently held a meeting with the State Education Secretaries in this regard,” the minister mentioned.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and different state and central schooling boards had earlier postponed closing exams for Class 12 college students. The Education Ministry, and the CBSE are “exploring options” concerning the conduct of examinations, holding in view the security of scholars and academics, the Education Ministry mentioned on Saturday,
“The Department of Higher Education is also deliberating upon the finalization of the dates of examinations for institutions of higher learning,” it mentioned.
Several state and nationwide stage entrance examinations, together with the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for Engineering and the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for postgraduate medical examination had been earlier postponed, amid scares of the second wave of COVID-19.
Mr Pokhriyal additionally requested mother and father, academics and college students to ship their solutions on the problem of exams amid the pandemic. Friends, I would like your useful solutions…You can ship them on my Twitter deal with,” he mentioned.
On May 22, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia additionally requested schooling stakeholders to ship their solutions for the assembly of union ministers.
“I would request teachers/parents/students to give suggestions here, so that the best decision can be made considering the future of our students,” he tweeted.