The Tripura Board of Secondary Education ( TBSE) has postponed the pending papers of Tripura Class 10th and 12th board examinations. The pending board exams were set to begin from June 5. The exams have been postponed again due to the extension of COVID-19 lockdown.
This is for the second time, the exams have been delayed amid lockdown. Last month, the Tripura government rescheduled the postponed exams. The exams were scheduled to be conducted from June 5 to June 11.
“ We were supposed to conduct board examinations of pending papers of Class 10 and 12 from June 5. But, we have postponed the exams again due to COVID-19 lockdown. Prior to the first lockdown, the board examinations of Class 10 New Course syllabus were over barring few subjects of Class 10 and 12 old syllabus. We are yet to decide the next schedule for these papers,” said Tripura Board of Secondary Education president Bhabatosh Saha on Monday.
A total of 27,142 candidates had been enrolled for Class 12 exams out of which 8,749 candidates were supposed to take the examinations of the pending papers.
These students were supposed to take the Sanskrit and Statistics papers on June 5, Economics on June 6, Psychology on June 8, Arabic and Music on June 9, Geography on June 10 and Home Management and Home Nursing and Nutrition on June 11.
For Class 10, only 309 out of total 39, 917 candidates appeared for the pending exams that consist of Physical Science on June 5 and Life Science on June 6. However, these exams have also been deferred.