According to media reports, the Haryana Board has decided that it will not be conducting the pending class 10 Haryana board examinations. Reports suggest that the board will only be conducting the science examinations and not the other papers with regard to the situation. The Haryana Board Chairman Jagbir Singh said that in case any of the students wish to appear in any of the examinations an application will have to be sent. He stated that the board will consider conducting the examinations based on the situation.
Reports, however, suggest that the decision regarding the class 12 examinations will be taken by the board soon. The board chairman also added that the class 10 and 12 examinations will be conducted together and the dates for the same will be announced by the board after the lockdown.
The Haryana Board was yet to conduct the class 10 science, physical education, Sanskrit, Urdu, Agriculture, Computer Science and Elective examinations which include Media Entertainment, banking, Punjabi, IT and the ITES, while the class 12 examination to be conducted include Chemistry, Geography, Biotechnology, Political Science, Computer Science, ITIS, History, Life Science, Public Administrator, Agriculture, Psychology, Sanskrit, Urdu, Hindustani music, Philosophy, Sociology/Entrepreneurship, Stenographer, banking and automobile, IT and ITES.
Of the 7,41,60 students who appeared for the class 10 and 12 examinations, 3.61,329 students have appeared for the class 10 examination while 2, 32, 157 students appeared for the class 12 examinations.
Reports also suggest that the Haryana Government has decided to promote the students from class 1 to 10 without conducting the examination. Haryana Board Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has stated that none of the students will be detained in any of the classes and will be promoted without conducting the examinations.
Media reports also state that the class 10 students will be promoted to the next class based on the average marks obtained in the subjects for which the examinations were conducted before the lockdown was initiated.