HSLC, HS exams likely to be held in select subjects, says Assam education minister


GUWAHATI: Assam education minister Dr Ranoj Pegu said there is no question of cancelling HSLC and HS examinations. Talking to media persons, the minister indicated that the exams may be held in select subjects.

Pegu said that education department talked to various stakeholders including students’ organisations, teachers’ organisations and parents regarding conducting the examinations with reduced subjects. The education minister said his department is ready to conduct the exams with 15-day prior notice if the COIVID-19 scenario improves in the state.

“We will clearly announce after a few days about conducting the exams in select subjects. But exams will be definitely held,” the minister asserted.

He said there will be no change in formats of question papers.