UP Board Exam 2021 for classes 10th, 12th likely to be postponed; check the expected date and other important details
UP Board Exam 2021: After recommendations by the Uttar Pradesh Panchayati Raj Department, the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Board examinations for classes X and XII may be postponed and the official announcement is likely to be made this week. Earlier, the UP-Board Exam date 2021 was scheduled to start from April 24.
The reason for postponing UP Board Exam 2021 is that the exams are coinciding with panchayat poll dates. Now, UP Board Exams 2021 dates may be postponed starting with CBSE and ICSE boards. UP Board exam 2021 date might get pushed to May, india.com reported.
Meanwhile, the elections for gram panchayats, kshetra panchayats and Zila panchayats in Uttar Pradesh will be held in four phases on April 15, 19, 26 and 29. The counting of votes will be held on May 2. Now it is expected that UP Board Exams could be conducted after May 2. But these are only speculations, and the official announcement is yet to be made.
According to the last schedule released by Uttar Pradesh Secondary Board, the UP Boards were scheduled to be held starting April 24, in two shifts. The Class 10 UP board exams were to be concluded by May 10 and Class 12 UP board exams by May 12. An estimate of 56 lakh students is expected to appear for UP Board Exams 2021.
The UP-board exam centres will have to ensure that they follow all COVID-19 guidelines. Apart from this, like every year, there would be strict invigilation at board centres, the report said.