Source: Hindustan Times
The Mumbai civic body allowed various state, national, and international educational boards to conduct exams physically. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) last month announced the opening of schools and colleges here till January 15 while fearing the second wave of Covid-19.
In an order issued late Tuesday night, the BMC said, the boards should conduct their examinations as they need because not doing anything can result in the loss of a year for students which will be harmful to their academic career.
On Wednesday, a BMC official said that the schools have been allowed to conduct exams from January 18 onwards.
The order also said that all the schools should follow every precautionary, health, cleanliness, and security guidelines that are set for the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Mumbai municipal limits, the Cambridge board schools for classes 9 to 12 of February-March session will start their exams from January 23rd.
The Mumbai schools are already on their way back on track after being closed for several months during the pandemic. The city itself was hit with the deadliest wave of the pandemic and seems to be on it's way to recovery.