Whilst colleges in Mumbai are but to reopen, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) has allowed colleges affiliated to Cambridge Worldwide board within the metropolis to conduct pre-board examinations for lessons X and XII in school rooms. On the identical time, it has additionally permitted different boards to conduct pre-boards for lessons X and XII in school rooms, together with these which are but to announce board examination dates.
In a round issued late Tuesday, the BMC said: “Colleges beneath the Cambridge Worldwide board can conduct preliminary exams or pre-board exams as per their schedules offline whereas these beneath all the opposite boards can even conduct exams prescribed by the respective boards for lessons X and XII.”
This was after a request was obtained from colleges affiliated to the board, which begins its board examinations on January 23. There are round 45 colleges affiliated to Cambridge Worldwide board within the metropolis.
Board examinations from lessons X and XII, throughout numerous boards, are scheduled to be held within the bodily pen-and-paper format later this yr.
Whereas Secondary College Certificates (SSC, Class X), Greater Secondary Certificates (HSC, Class XII), Indian Certificates of Secondary Training (ICSE) and Indian College Certificates (ISC) schedules are but to be introduced, Central Board of Secondary Training (CBSE) board examinations will start in Could. The state board examinations are more likely to be performed in April and Could for lessons XII and X, respectively.
Discussions to reopen bodily school rooms for college kids of lessons XI and XII in Mumbai from January 18 are underway. A proposal has been despatched to Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal, stated an official.
As per tips issued by the BMC final month, colleges within the metropolis have been to stay closed till January 15.