The Madhya Pradesh government has postponed the MP Board Exams until June due to increasing Covid-19 cases in the state. The exams were supposed to start on April 30 for Class 10th and from May 1 for Class 12th. However, the latest date has not been announced but is expected to be out in a few days.
Speaking to the media, the Minister of Education in the Parliamentary School Inder Singh Parmar had said that the second wave of the Covid-19 epidemic was becoming more dangerous and therefore it would not be easy to conduct the Board exams in such a situation. He also said that from April 17, students will be able to take practical tests of their choice in 2 or 3 days until May 15.
In the meantime, schools across the state will remain closed for grades 1 to 8 until June 15.
The state government on April 6, once again gave students in grades 9 to 12 the opportunity to choose the course of their exams. Students are given the freedom to choose online or offline exams. Students who chose offline exams were given answer sheets and asked to write the exams at home.
In addition to board inspections, the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has also postponed Forest Service Examination. It was originally scheduled for April 18.