Maharashtra Gears Up For Offline SSC and HSC Exams
Maharashtra State Board Gear Up For Offline SSC And HSC Exams
Maharashtra Board is gearing for offline exams of HSC and SSC board. There has been a growing demand for the exams to be conducted online. Parents and Teachers in the state had asked for an online examination to be held for the students amid rising COVID-19 cases. However, the government has clarified that they are preparing for offline exams as the volume of students is too high.
State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said that holding an online exam simultaneously is difficult across the state. The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Class 10 and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Class 12 board examinations will be conducted offline.
She added, Considering a large number of students it is difficult to conduct online exams across the state. As it could lead to a further delay in starting the new academic year. It will also not be possible to hold the exams before September if they follow the online examinations demand.
Gaikwad confirming the news said, “Class 10 (SSC) and Class 12 (HSC) board examinations cannot be conducted via online mode. It is not possible to conduct board examinations via online mode, so the exams will be conducted via offline mode.”
As per the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education more than 30 lakhs students are appearing for the SSC and HSC exams. The state has announced that Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Class 10 and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) Class 12 will begin on April 23 and 29, respectively.