Andhra Pradesh: SSC exams put off
Amaravati: In view of the corona pandemic and the urgent need to control it, the Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to postpone the SSC board examin...
Amaravati: In view of the corona pandemic and the urgent need to control it, the Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to postpone the SSC board examinations that were scheduled to be held from March 31.
State Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh announced that the SSC board and the state government have thought it better to postpone the tenth class examinations for two weeks due to the state-wide lockdown.
Speaking to media, the Education Minister said that the State Government would review the situation after March 31 and come up with the new examination schedule. The decision to postpone the examinations was taken at a high-level review meeting chaired by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday. The state government has also decided to extend the deadline for the state entrance exams for professional courses. The Education Minister said that the deadline for online application submission for the Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) has been extended from March 29 to April 5. He also said that the deadline for the submission of online applications for the Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) and the Engineering Common Entrance Test (ECET) has been extended from April 2 to April 9.