Manasi Saraf Joshi
Pune, 28th May 2021: Maharashtra State Government has finally ended the speculations regarding the Secondary School Certificate (SSC), standard 10, examination and admission to standard 11. The cabinet has decided to conduct the Common Entrance Test for admission to class 11.
Considering the unprecedented conditions, Maharashtra State in its government resolution (GR) issued today mentioned that as the cases of Covid-19 started rising in the State from March 2021, the state cabinet decided to cancel the SSC examination. According to this decision, all the students who were to appear for SSC exam were promoted to the next class.
Students will be given preference for admission to junior colleges according to their CET scores. Those who have opted out of CET will have to wait till the admission process for CET scorers gets over. Such students will get admission on the seats which remain vacant and will be given admission as per their SSC exam evaluation.
1. One CET will be conducted across Maharashtra State
2. It will be based on standard 10th performance
3. CET will have Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions and will be OMR based
4. It will be for 100 marks
5. CET is completely optional for the students