Class 10 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) board and Class 12 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) board examinations have been postponed by the Maharashtra state government, announced Varsha Gaikwad, state school education minister on Monday. This decision was taken due to rising Covid-19 cases in the state after a meeting with the Chief Minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray.
On Monday, Gaikwad said, "Given the current Covid-19 situation in Maharashtra, we have postponed state board exams for Class 10 (SSC) and Class 12 (HSC). The present circumstances are not conducive for holding exams. The health of students is our priority."