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Students of Class 1 to 8 may be promoted without any exam: Odisha Minister

PTI | , Bhubaneswar
Mar 14, 2021 11:22 AM IST

Students of Class 1 to 8 may be promoted to next class without any examination: Odisha Minister

Odisha School and Mass Education Minister SR Dash Saturday said students from class-1 to Class-8 may be given a promotion to the next class without any examination as schools have remained closed for them since March 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students of class 12th leave after appearing for the CBSE Board Exam of accountancy, at Blue Bell International School, Greater Kailash, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Students of class 12th leave after appearing for the CBSE Board Exam of accountancy, at Blue Bell International School, Greater Kailash, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, March 5, 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

The minister said a final decision in this regard will be taken by the government soon.

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The classes for the students of Class-I to Class-8 will not reopen soon in view of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in some states.

He also said that the new academic session may not start in April this year.

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