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Jun 23, 2020
9:07AM

Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra govt to clear stand on ICSE exams

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Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra Government to clarify its stand on whether or not it will allow ICSE students to appear for their board exams scheduled next month.

A Division Bench said the State Government cannot maintain an ambiguous stand that permission will be granted if the number of students who opt to appear for exams is few. Noting that the case count and mortality rate of COVID-19 in Maharashtra continues to remain high, the court asked the government what will it do, if 50 per cent of the students opt to appear for exams and what if the number is higher. Adjourning the hearing till Wednesday, the court has also asked the exam board to present its methodology about alternative grading.

The court was hearing a petition filed by Mumbai resident Arvind Tiwari, seeking directions for ICSE board to declare results based on graduation and assessment of past performance. Maharashtra has 226 schools affiliated to ICSE board. A total of 23,347 students were scheduled to appear for the 10th standard examinations.   

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