The Telangana Education Department, on the 23rd of January, finalised the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination schedule.
According to the released schedule, the academic year 2020-2021 SSC exams would be held from the 17th of May to the 26th of May.
Due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, the education system in India suffered a lot.
Therefore, the Telangana Government decided to reduce the syllabus by 30 % and delayed the examination to May 2021.
According to the Telangana Education Department, the SSC exams are scheduled to begin on the 17th of May 2021.
The first and second formative assessments are scheduled on the 15th of March and the 15th of April respectively.
As per the academic calendar issued by the Telangana Education Department, SSC exams are scheduled to be held from May 17th to the 26th of May.
In addition, after the approval of K. Chandrashekar Rao, the Chief Minister of Telangana, schools in Telangana would reopen from the 1st of February. Schools as usual would run from 8:45 A.M., to 4:00 P.M.
Attendance is not mandatory for the current academic year.
Summer vacation would be from the 27th of May to the 13th of June.
The proposed schedule has been sent to the State Government and was approved.
In addition, the Telangana Education Department directed schools not to stop any student from appearing for the examination on the grounds of minimum attendance criteria.
Stay tuned for further updates.