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AP Inter Exams 2021: Andhra Pradesh Government yet to decide on cancellation, SC hearing today

AP Inter Exams 2021 are likely to be conducted in July or August 2021 depending on the prevailing COVID situation. Supreme Court of India will hear a plea today at 2 pm seeking cancellation of board exams.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • AP Inter Exams 2021 are likely to be conducted in July or August 2021, if the situation is conducive.
  • The Supreme Court of India will hear a PIL today at 2 pm seeking cancellation of the state board examinations.
  • Andhra Pradesh is the only state remaining to cancel Class 12 Board examination.

Andhra Pradesh, AP Inter Exams 2021 are likely to be conducted in July or August 2021, if the situation is conducive. The Supreme Court of India will hear the PIL today seeking cancellation of the state board examinations. As of now, most of the states have cancelled their board exams. However, few of the states are yet to take a decision on the same, including Andhra Pradesh.

Advocate Mahfooz Nazki, who appeared for Andhra Pradesh at SC on Monday, said that AP Inter Exams 2021 would be conducted in the state as and when the COVID 19 situation is better. The Court will hear the matter again today, on June 22, 2021, at 2 pm. As far as the Andhra Pradesh government is concerned, it is firm on its stand of holding AP Inter Exams 2021.

The PIL filed at the Supreme Court of India has sought directions to the state boards, which are yet to cancel the exams. It also asked the CBSE board to cancel the private and compartment exams and evaluate students based on an alternative mode of assessment.

Earlier, State Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh had said that the government is trying to conduct AP Inter Exams 2021 and cancellation would be the last option. He further added that along with Class 10, 12 board exams, conducting competitive exams like JEE and NEET would also be considered. The Education Minister further added that the decision on AP Inter Exams 2021 would be taken, keeping students’ future in mind.

There had been anticipation that AP government would take a call on the issue at a high-level review meeting due to the growing demand for the cancellation of the board exams.  However, today’s hearing at the Supreme Court of India will give more clarity to the matter of AP Inter Exams 2021.

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