Karanataka Board Exam 2020 Dates Announced: Today, Karnataka Government announced the examination dates for SSLC Board Exam 2020 for 10th Class students and PUE Exam 2020 for 12th Class students. The examination dates were announced today by the Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar after chairing a high-level meeting with the officials of the department of public instruction. According to the ANI news agency report, the SSLC Exams of Karnataka Board will be held by KSEEB from 25th June 2020 to 4th July 2020. The Minister also announced the pending English Paper for 12th Class students will be held on 18th June 2020.
Examinations for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) will be conducted between June 25 and July 4 in Karnataka. Exams for English paper of Pre-University Course (PUC) will he held on June 18: Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar pic.twitter.com/5ymifEEgdK— ANI (@ANI) May 18, 2020
During the high level meeting, Education Minister interacted with senior officials from KSEEB and Department of PUE, Karnataka Government to assess their preparedness to hold exams amid the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Following the meeting, he expressed confidence in the board’s ability to hold the exams. He also added that a total of 8.48 lakh students will be appearing for Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Exam this year. Providing details of the examination, the board said that 2,879 centres are being prepared where the SSLC Exams will be held. A total of 43,720 Exam Rooms are also being prepped by the board keeping in mind all the precautionary measures and guidelines that have been announced by the government.
As per media reports, Karnataka Education Minister S.Suresh Kumar said that the government understands the challenges and hardships being faced by students and parents due to the postponement of the examinations. He also added that while planning for the examination dates, the interest of students and their safety would be kept as the top priority. Furthermore, exams would be conducted in line with the safety guidelines and Coronavirus precautions announced by the health ministry.
According to a report published by Times of India, the minister has also addressed another important concern regarding the inter-district and state mobility of students during the lockdown. Since the announcement of lockdown in March 2020, many students have moved to their home towns leaving the place where they would be studying. Considering this, the Karnataka Government is planning to allow students to appear for KSEEB Exam 2020 in the district they are presently in, rather than traveling to the designated examination centre.REGISTER FOR RESULTS UPDATES