Maharashtra Board Result 2020: With the second phase of COVID-19 lockdown in place, the declaration of Maharashtra Board SSC and HSC results 2020 is delayed yet again. The COVID-19 lockdown has been extended until 3rd May 2020 and this further delays the assessment of Maharashtra Class 10 and 12 Board exam papers. As per reports, the Maharashtra Education Department has said that there are no means by which teachers can be sent for evaluation work and as such the assessment of Maharashtra Board SSC and HSC exam papers can be resumed only affter the lockdown is lifted.
The transport services in the state of Maharashtra were suspended on 23rd March 2020. The Maharashtra Education Department had then issued a circular allowing the teachers to carry the Class 10 and 12 Board exam papers home for evaluation process to continue. However, with no transportation in place, none of the teachers could actually carry the Maharashtra SSC and HSC exam papers home. The Education Department then announced the evaluation work would be resumed on 14th April after the lockdown ended. However, with the extension of the lockdown, the Maharashtra Board Class 10 and 12 evaluation work is further stalled. Reportedly, over 17 lakh students have appeared for the Maharashtra Board SSC exams and over 13 lakh students appeared for the Maharashtra Board HSC exams this year.
The School Education Department of Maharashtra announced the end of the 2019-2020 academic year as of 14th April 2020. Schools have been asked to calculate results of the present academic year on the basis of past exams. The Board had also cancelled the Class 10 Geography Board Exams which could not be held. The Board will finalise a marking scheme for the Class 10 students. Digital copies of textbooks have also been uploaded by the Board on the Balbharti website.REGISTER FOR RESULTS UPDATES