UP Board exam 2019: Final exam to begin from February 7, says Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma
UP Board Datesheet 2019: The Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh (UPMSP) which is one of the largest state boards in India will start the class 10 and class 12, 2019 examinations in the month of February. Talking to news agency ANI, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said “Today we have taken an important decision but we are yet to announce it. Both the Class 10 and Class 12 state board exams will begin on February 7 and will be completed within 16 working days.”
Earlier, there were reports doing round that in order to avoid inconvenience for the board exam students during the Kumbh Mela, the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UPSEB) has decided not to conduct any examinations for the class 10th and 12th during the 'Shahi Snan' days of Kumbh Mela from next year. The Mela is schedule to start from January 15 and would end on March 4 in 2019.
The Uttar Pradesh board is preparing the examination timetable and is expected to publish it soon. As per the reports, the first 'Snan' is scheduled on Makar Sankranti, i.e. January 15, 2019. The other Snans' would be observed on Paush Purnima (January 21), Mauni Amavasya (February 4), Basant Panchami (February 10), Maghi Purnima (February 19) and Mahashivratri (March 4). The UP Board officials have stated that the increased traffic on roads would paralyze the movement of students and school vehicles.
The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) is the apex school-level educational body that looks after the development, promotion, and regulation of school education in the state. The Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh conducts the annual UP Board High School Exam for Class 10 students and UP Board Intermediate Exam for Class 12 students. Last year, approximately 60,29,252 candidates had appeared for the Class X and Class XII Board Exams.