UP Govt to Promote Students of Classes 1-8 Without Final Exams
This decision will apply to students studying in state government schools of Uttar Pradesh.
Students of classes 1 to 8 in government schools of Uttar Pradesh will be promoted without appearing for the final examination this year. Vijay Kiran Anand, Director General School Education, UP, issued a notice regarding the same to Basic Education officers of all districts on Tuesday, 23 March, reported India Today.
The exam for students of classes 1 to 8 were supposed to start from 25 March.
The UP government has also suspended schools for students of classes 1 to 8 from 24 to 31 March. The decision has been taken in the view of surge in COVID-19 cases and on account of Holi. The new academic session is scheduled for 1 April 2021.
All other educational institutions, including schools for classes 9 and 12, and higher education institutions where examinations are not scheduled, will be closed from 25 to 31 March.
Meanwhile, in a related development, the state government has also cancelled the leave of all police personnel till the Holi festival, reported IANS.
(With inputs from IANS and India Today.)
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