BSE Odisha Matric Exam 2021 Cancelled: As per the latest update, the BSE Odisha 10th Exam 2021 which was earlier postponed has now been cancelled by the state government in the wake of the students’ protest and surge in COVID-19 cases in the state. The Odisha HSC Exam 2021 for Class 10 students following protests yesterday which demanded cancellation of Matric Exam due to deteriorating pandemic situation. The news has been confirmed by the Prasar Bharti News Services through a tweet sent out from its official account.
Class 12 and UG / PG Exams Postponed
Earlier, in the wake of the COVID-19 2nd Wave, the state government had decided to postpone Class 10, Class 12 as well as UG and PG Semester Exams for all students until further notice. However, as per the official update available now, the Odisha Govt has only taken decision to cancel the BSE Odisha 10th Exam 2021 while all the other exams including Odisha 12th Exam 2021 remain postponed for now. Students of Class 12 and College and University students would have to wait for an update about if and when their exam is either cancelled or postponed further for a few more days.
Students Staged Protest Demanding Cancellation
Earlier, students of Class 10 Board staged protest seeking cancellation of the annual BSE Odisha Class 10th Board Exams 2021. Yesterday, students met with School and Mass Education Minister S R Dash before marching towards the CM's residence as mark of symbolic protest seeking cancellation of Matric Exams 2021 of Odisha Board. However, even after meeting School Education Minister and not getting any specific reply, they continued their march towards CM’s Residence. There as well, when they were unable to meet Chief Minister, the agitating students later staged a dharna on the road.