COVID-19: MHRD Directs CBSE To Promote All Students Of Class I- VIII


New DelhiIn view of the lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the MHRD on Wednesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to promote all the students of Classes I to VIII to the next class.

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ tweeted, “In view of the current situation due to #COVID19, I have advised @cbseindia29 to promote ALL students studying in classes I-VIII to the next class or grade,”

The minister further stated that the students of Class IX and XI can be promoted to the next class based on the school assessments conducted so far.

He tweeted, “Students studying in classes IX & XI will be promoted to next class/grade based on the school-based assessments including projects, periodic tests, term exams, etc. conducted so far. Students not promoted this time can appear in school-based tests, online or offline.”

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