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Manipur cancels HS and HSLC exams due to COVID-19

After several delays regarding the holding of examinations of High School Leaving Certificate and Higher Secondary exams, Manipur government on Wednesday decided to cancel the examinations.

Manipur Education Minister S Rajen Singh made the announcement of cancellation of Board of Secondary Education Manipur (BoSEM) and Council Of Higher Secondary Education Manipur (CoHSEM) Examinations 2021 during a media briefing in Imphal on Wednesday.

Secretary S Mangijao Singh of the Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BoSEM) and Secretary Ch Biren Singh of the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur (CoHSEM) also issued separate official notifications in this regard on Wednesday.

In his notification, Secretary S Mangijao of BoSEM said,“…in view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid19 pandemic and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it is hereby notified for information of all concerned that High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination 2021 is cancelled.”

Similarly in a notification, Secretary Ch Biren Singh of CoHSEM, said, “…Secretariat, Education(S) Department, Government of Manipur in connection with the cancellation of the Higher Secondary Examinations, 2021, it is notified that the Higher Secondary and the Class XI Examinations, 2021 stand cancelled.”

The Central Board of Secondary Education has already cancelled all the exams due to the pandemic.

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