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COVID: Karnataka to promote Std 1-9 students without exams

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20th April, 2021 13:39 IST

Bengaluru: In Karnataka, authorities have decided to promote the students from class 1 to class 9 to the next class without any examination, informed sources.

However, according to the education department, SSLC and second PU exams will be held in the state as scheduled

There will be summer holidays for students from class one to class seven from May 1 to June 14, while June 15 will be the reopening of schools, the Minister said, adding there will be summer holiday for high school students of class eight and nine from May 1 to July 15.

Kumar said the SSLC exam or the 10th class exam will be as per schedule from June 21 to July 5.

There will be summer holidays for high school teachers from June 15 to July 14.

According to the minister, the academic year 2021-22 for high schools will commence on July 15.

He, however, clarified that this circular will be subject to revision as per the directions of the state government from time to time on Covid protocols.

The directions came in the wake of various states giving general promotion to the students as the academic activities were paralysed in the state due to COVID induced lockdown throughout the academic year.

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