Imphal: The scheduled exam for Board Of Secondary Education Manipur (BOSEM) and Council Of Higher Secondary Education Manipur exams have been postponed due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.
Informing the media regarding the postponement of school exams Education Minister S Rajen Singh, in a press conference held at the minister’s office at old secretariate, said that in view of the 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic and ever-increasing number of COVID cases the government has decided to postpone BOSEM and COHSEM exams 2020-21 as a precautionary measure.
Rajen also informed that the ongoing physical classes of class IX to XII will also be discontinued. But online classes will be allowed. He said that hostels and boarding including private hostels will remain closed until further order.
He appealed school authorities and guardians to cooperate with the decision of the government. New schedule of exams will be announced accordingly. Minister advised that students should not ignore their study at home. They should not take postponement of exam as an opportunity rather continues their regular study at home, minister added.
An order has also been issued by the Commissioner of Education (S) in this regard.