Karnataka Government has decided to postpone the 2nd PUC exams that were scheduled to be held from 3 June 2021 onwards due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 1ST PUC students need not give examinations, and will be promoted based on internal assessment this decision has been conveyed by S Suresh Kumar, minister for primary and secondary education, Labour and Sakala, Government of Karnataka.
“After many deliberations and discussions, we have decided to postpone the 2nd PUC exams that were scheduled to be held from 3 June 2021 onwards. We will inform about the new schedule well in advance,” said the minister. All teachers also have been instructed to work from home. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several boards have taken a similar decision.
Recently, Amit Khare, secretary, higher education, instructed Institutions to postpone all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May 2021. Due to the second wave of COVID-19, the Ministry of Education urged for the postponement of all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May 2021. The secretary informed of this decision to all the heads of centrally funded institutions through a letter.
The institutions have been further advised to ensure that if anyone in the institution needs any assistance it should be provided immediate possible help so that they come out of the distress at the earliest. Also, all Institutions have been asked to encourage eligible persons to go for vaccination and ensure that everyone follows COVID-19 appropriate behavior to remain safe.