The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday cancelled the HP Board of School Examinations class 12 board examinations for the year 2020-21 and also extended the ongoing state lockdown till June 14, Education Minister Govind Singh Thakur said. He said the decisions were taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.
On cancelling the class 12 board exams, he said the HP Board would devise a formula for calculating the awards for students keeping in view the formula being devised by the CBSE. Also in case where students are not satisfied with the results arrived at this way, they would be allowed to appear in a special examination to be conducted once the situation is conducive for conducting the examination, he added.
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