Breaking: HS, HSLC exams cancelled


GUWAHATI: In a major decision, the Assam education department cancelled high school leaving certificate (HS) and higher secondary (HS) 2nd year exams for 2021 due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The decision has been announced by education minister Dr Ranoj Pegu after a crucial meeting with several organisations of the state.

“I would like to inform you all HS and HSLC exams of 2021 will not be held due to COVID-19,” Pegu said. 

The department will constitute two committees to formulate the marking system. The results will be declared by July 31.