Meghalaya: Consensus to hold CBSE examinations; students can work on major subjects, says Rymbui
Most states in India have reached a consensus that the Central Board of Secondary Education examinations for class XII should be held and also suggested that vaccines should be reserved for the students as well.
Speaking to TNT-The Northeast Today, Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui said, “There was a consensus that the exams should be held considering that the students have to pursue higher education later. There was also a suggestion to increase the number of examination centers and reduce the duration of examination hours.”
He said that the students can work on the major subjects for the examinations.
It may be mentioned that there are 19 major subjects.
Stating that classroom teaching is a must, he said that there is a request to reserve some vaccines for the students as well.
He said that there was a meeting a high-level meeting conducted on May 23 was chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh which was attended by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Women and Child Smriti Zubin Irani, and Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, the education ministers of all states and officials were present.
It may be mentioned that the Centre has sought for suggestions from the state on conducting CBSE exams for Class XII and entrance examinations for professional courses by May 25.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)
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