Imphal: The Manipur government on Wednesday cancelled the class 10th and 12th board examinations 2021 keeping in view the pandemic. Manipur Education Minister S Rajen Singh made the announcement about the cancellation of the final examinations.
It further notified that the award of marks and certificates to students shall be given after taking approval from the government.
The notification regarding the same read, “in view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid19 pandemic and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it is hereby notified for information of all concerned that High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination 2021 is cancelled.”
Meanwhile, briefing media persons regarding the cancellation of the exams, education minister S Rajen Singh said that due to the pandemic, many sectors are being affected, including education.
“It was really a tough task to decide whether the board and council exams will be suspended or not. The government, after thorough discussion and consultation with the stakeholders and local educationalists and experts, have decided to cancel this year’s Class 10, 11 and 12 exams,” said the minister.