Assam HSLC Syllabus 2021: The Board of Secondary Education, Assam has decided to reduce the syllabus for Assam HSLC exam 2021 by 30 percent, as per the latest update. The decision has been taken due to the COVID-19 crisis, as the number of cases continues to surge on a daily basis. Along with reducing the syllabus of the Assam HSLC exam for the academic year 2021, the syllabus of 9th standard will also see a reduction by 30%. All the schools under the aegis of SEBA will be provided the new syllabus for the new academic year in a PDF format.
The State Education Board has taken this move in order to make the students feel less burdened as the academic year suffers a major blow in terms of teaching hours owing to the pandemic and the consequent closing of schools. R. C. Jain, the Chairman of the SEBA, confirmed the development informing that 30% of syllabus for all the subjects will be reduced and the Board will send the new curriculum to the students. Stakeholders will also be able download the new syllabus for Assam Board Class 9th and 10th from the official website of the SEBA.
Earlier, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) reduced 30% of the syllabus for HS second-year students for all the three streams. The State Governments resolve to reopen its educational institutions, meanwhile, has been caught up in a number of obstacles. With the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Government has been compelled to keep educational institutions shut until 30th September 2020. The MHA in its circular dated August 29 also concluded the same, stating schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions continue to remain closed for students and regular class activity up to 30th September 2020 and encouraging the educational institutions to online/distance learning.