BHUBANESWAR: A day after the CBSE Class XII examination was scrapped, the Odisha authorities is planning to toe the Centre line so far as Plus Two exams are involved. Sources within the College and Mass Training division advised The New Indian Specific that the division had already given its proposal for cancellation of the exams. Nevertheless, the State authorities was ready for CBSE’s transfer.
“The State determination on Plus II ultimate yr exams carried out by the Council of Increased Secondary Training (CHSE) could come anytime quickly,” mentioned a senior official following a gathering relating to the exams on Wednesday. As many as 3.5 lakh college students of various streams are scheduled to seem for the Plus II exams which have been placed on maintain in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The State authorities had cancelled the matriculation examination and introduced an alternate evaluation on the strains of CBSE.
Members of the College and School Lecturers and Workers Affiliation, nonetheless, mentioned that cancellation of exams wouldn’t do justice to the scholars. In contrast to CBSE, the State authorities ought to wait until the state of affairs improves and conduct the exams, they opined.
“College students had already obtained promotion to second yr in 2020 with out exams as a consequence of Covid-19. One other promotion with out exams will put their profession at stake,” mentioned affiliation secretary Golak Nayak.
Nayak requested on what foundation the scholars’ efficiency can be assessed when the upper secondary faculties had did not conduct sensible exams as a consequence of Covid restrictions.
“If states like Kerala and Chhattisgarh can resolve to go forward with the exams, the Odisha authorities must also do it,” Nayak mentioned.