Maharashtra Government decided not to permit the conduct of ICSE examination

Uddhav Thackeray
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Mumbai, June 24, 2020: The Maharashtra Government, on Tuesday, decided that it cannot permit the conduct of Indian Certificate of School Education (ICSE) examination (class X) from July 2, given the current COVID-19 situation in the state.

The State Government the Bombay High Court on Wednesday. The decision was made in a virtual meeting of the State Disaster Management Committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray. Vandana Krishna, Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Maharashtra had issued a letter in this regard.

The Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has given the students an option to either choose the board examination starting from July 2, or opt for internal assessment. The hearing was held in response to a Public Interest Litigation filed by a parent in this regard.

The letter signed by Krushna has also stated that a similar decision was taken for not conducting the university examinations