SSLC Examination deferred amid COVID surge, revised schedule after 2nd wave

Amid the large surge in COVID-19 circumstances, the Karnataka authorities on Thursday determined to postpone the category 10 examinations, which was scheduled to start out on June 21.

Karnataka Main and Secondary Schooling Minister S Suresh Kumar on Thursday mentioned, “Secondary Faculty Leaving Certificates (SSLC) Examination slated to start from June 21 has been postponed in view of the surge in COVID19 circumstances.”

“The rising COVID circumstances within the state coupled with the considerations of parent-students and lots of faculty associations has resulted on this determination. An acceptable name can be taken after the second wave of COVID-19 dies down,” mentioned the minister.

Revised schedule can be determined after the second wave dies, he added.

The minister additionally appealed to the scholars that they have to not get disheartened and will proceed with their preparations.

The Karnataka authorities on Wednesday introduced suspending the Frequent Entrance Take a look at – 2021. Amid the rising Covid circumstances and postponement of the 2nd PUC annual examinations, Frequent Entrance Take a look at (CET) 2021 scheduled for July 7 and eight, has been postponed to August 28 and 29, mentioned Dr CN Ashwatha Narayana, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, and Minister of Increased Schooling.

The examination will now happen from August 28 to 30, the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) mentioned in an announcement.

The CET-2021 was scheduled to be held on July 7 and eight and the Kannada Language Take a look at on July 9, which has been postponed now. Now, CET-2021 can be performed on August 28 and 29 and Kannada Language Take a look at on August 30. Additional functions can be invited by way of on-line, the assertion mentioned.

Karnataka logged 35,297 recent COVID circumstances, 344 loss of life right this moment

Karnataka on Thursday reported as many as 35,297 new COVID19 circumstances taking the entire quantity infections to 20,88,488. In the meantime, 344 associated fatalities pushed the loss of life toll to 20,712. At present, the variety of lively circumstances stands at 5,93,078, the state well being bulletin mentioned.

The bulletin additionally said, 34,057 discharges right this moment, the restoration complete touched 14,74,678.

The positivity price within the state stands at 27.64%, whereas the fatality price is .97%.

Karnataka’s loss of life toll as a consequence of COVID-19 touched 20,368 with 517 fatalities on Wednesday, whereas 39,998 recent circumstances took the an infection rely to 20,53,191.

(With inputs from businesses)

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