The board examinations of Class X and XII for the new syllabus were over, except for some of the subjects from the old syllabus
The board examinations of Class X and XII for the new syllabus were over, except for some of the subjects from the old syllabus|Representational image
TRIPURA

COVID-19: Tripura again postpones board exams for pending papers

Earlier, TBSE had announced rescheduled dates for pending papers of Class X and XII board examinations from June 5 to 11; postpones again amid COVID-19 scare

Chandan Panday

Chandan Panday

Agartala: The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) has postponed the Class X and XII examinations for the pending papers for the second time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The board had earlier announced re-scheduled the exam dates for the pending papers of Madhyamik (Class X) and Higher Secondary (Class XII) examinations from June 5 to 11.

Speaking with reporters, Bhabatosh Saha, president of TBSE, said that the exams were supposed to be conducted for the pending papers from between June 5 to June 11. “The board examinations of Class X and XII for the new syllabus were over, except for some of the subjects from the old syllabus. We are yet to decide the next schedule for these papers," Saha said.

A total of 27,142 candidates had enrolled for Class XII examinations; among them, 8,749 candidates were supposed to take the examinations for the pending papers.

The re-scheduled examination was fixed for subjects like Sanskrit, statistics, economics, psychology, home management and home nursing and nutrition, Arabic, music and geography.

Meanwhile, for the Madhyamik examinations, a total of 309 students out of the total 39,917 enrolled students are yet to take their pending exams. These papers include physical science and life science.

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