Bhubaneswar: To develop and strengthen students’ competencies, government has decided to conduct remedial classes of Standard 1 to 8 students for first two to three months of the next academic session.
The decision will be applicable to all Government, Government-aided and all unaided private schools under School and Mass Education Department. The Director of Elementary Education has been directed to issue suitable instructions to all concerned for implementation of the same.
This was mentioned in the official notification issued on Tuesday regarding promotion of Class 1 to 8 students without conduct of any examination during 2020-21 academic session in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am directed to say that the Government has been pleased to approve the proposal that there will be no examination/ assessment test during the academic session 2020-21 for Class 1 to 8 and all students of the said classes will be promoted to the next higher class, due to the COVID19 pandemic situation in the state,” the letter reads.
However, students of the said classes in private schools across the state can appear in their respective examinations online.