Assam Board Exams 2021: Decision on 10th, 12th exams by May 25 - Government

Assam Education Board to decide on a new schedule of Assam class 10 and 12 board exams by May 25. On May 4, the Assam board had postponed the SEBA HSLC and AHSEC HS exams for 2021.

Assam Education Board to decide on a new schedule of Assam class 10 and 12 board exams by May 25. Education Minister of Assam Ranoj Pegu announced on Monday and said that the decision on exams till May 25. Earlier on May 4, the Assam board had postponed the SEBA HSLC and AHSEC HS exams until further notice. All the candidates might get an option of appearing in only three subjects mentioned, Ranoj Pegu Assam Education Minister.

As per the statement of education minister of Assam, " if the State Health authorities allowed holding exams with guidelines we will be able to conduct the exam at a 15 days notice from the health department at the parents and students for their cooperation and to prepare them for the examination as if the situation improves the exam will be held." 

The minister further adds, " the candidate usually need to appear and 6 papers and examination as the covid situation will not improve completely the proposal where the candidate will only need to appear in the exams for three subjects is being considered to reduce the period of exam schedule if it is done then the entire exam can be completed within 10 to 12 days. "

Assam Education Minister also announced digitizing all textbooks for school on Monday, May 17. While announcing the digitization of books the Minister visited Assam textbook production and Publication Corporation and informed that the Assam Education Board is ready to conduct the board exams of class 10th and 12th at a 15 days notice.

The Education Minister also mention that a proposal has already been submitted and is being considered on whether the exam can be conducted with 3 papers instead of a different National 6 papers exam. Earlier The Assam board had announced to cancel the exams of class 10 and 12 that was scheduled to be held from May 11 in 2021. Also, the board has cancelled Assam Higher Secondary first year exam and has promoted students directly to the second year.

Provincialisation of educational institutions re-initiated under BJP govt: Himanta

Guwahati: The process of provincialisation of educational institutions in the state has been re-initiated,  stated minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday evening.

Taking to Twitter this evening, Himanta said, “After I left Government in 2014, the Provincialisation of educational institutions had come to a halt. Today we have initiated the process again.”

Himanta also informed that around 197 High Schools have been Provincialised, 9 Higher Secondary Schools provincialized, 149 Senior Secondary Schools or junior colleges across Assam has been provincialized, thus, a total of 355 educational institutions under the Directorate of Secondary Education has been provincialized by the Government of Assam.

Under the Directorate of Higher Education, 27 new colleges have been provincialized across Assam, Himanta stated.

Furthermore, provincialisation of a total of 3,980 teachers posts under the directorates of higher education and secondary education has also been announced by the GoA.

The total posts of teachers, provincialized by the Assam government after 6 long years, include 3,049 posts under the directorate of secondary education and 931 posts under the directorate of higher education.

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