The Mumbai civic physique has allowed varied state, nationwide, and worldwide academic boards to conduct exams bodily as per their schedule within the metropolis whereas following all COVID-19 prevention pointers.
Earlier, citing concern of a second COVID-19 wave, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) final month deferred the opening of faculties and schools right here until January 15.
However, it has now determined to allow the boards to conduct their examinations, as not doing so may end result within the lack of a yr for college students, the BMC stated in its order issued late Tuesday night time.
They have been allowed to conduct exams from January 18 onwards, a BMC official stated on Wednesday.
The order said that members of the International Schools Association (Cambridge board) can conduct preliminary or pre-planned examinations of courses 9 to 12.
The different boards just like the SSC, HSC (Maharashtra board), CBSE, IB, CISCE, and IGCSE can conduct the introduced and to be introduced exams of courses 10 and 12 as per their deliberate agenda, it stated.
They ought to comply with all of the precautionary, well being, cleanliness, and safety pointers for the COVID-19 pandemic, the order stated.
According to the BMC, within the Mumbai municipal limits, some topics of the Cambridge board faculties for courses 9 to 12 are of February-March session and their examinations are ranging from January 23.
The BMC final month allowed city-based faculties of the US and different consulates to reopen from January 18, however has not
specified when precisely the opposite academic establishments may reopen.