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Class XII exams put off


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 07, 19:10, Kathmandu

The National Examinations Board (NEB) has postponed class XII exams scheduled to be held from August 15 to 25. The NEB had completed all preparations for the exams.

The Board meeting held today decided to postpone the exams in view of the increasing cases of COVID-19, said controller at the NEB, Krishna Sharma.

The NEB has however been conducting the class XI exams in the physical presence of students at home centres. Sharma informed that 90 per cent portion of the exams have already been taken.

The next meeting of the Board will decide on when and how the exam will be conducted. The notice in this regard will be issued 15 days before the commencement of exams, according to Sharma.

On Friday evening, State Minister for Health and Population Umesh Shrestha had informed that the ministry had recommended the Education Ministry and the COVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) postpone the exams in view of the risk of transmission of the coronavirus pandemic. The MoHP suggested the internal evaluation method of the exam.

Subsequently, the CCMC directed the NEB to postpone the class XII exams.

A total of 372,348 students were set to take the class XII exams at 4,310 exam centres. 

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