Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced dates for High School and Intermediate examinations of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board, touted as the largest education Board in Asia. The examinations will begin from April 24 and end on May 12.
Releasing the schedule for the examinations, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Dinesh Sharma said that 56.03 lakh students, including 29.94 lakhs for High School, will appear for both the examinations. Over 24.56 lakh girl students will appear for both examinations.
Dr Sharma, who is also minister for secondary education, said that High School examinations will be conducted In 12 working days while it will take 15 days to complete papers for the Intermediate students.
“Due to Covid-19 pandemic, students had a difficult time. I congratulate both teachers and students to finish off their courses when colleges were re-opened in November under strict Covid protocol. Students now have sufficient time to prepare and excel in the examinations,” said Dr Sharma.
The state government had earlier announced practical dates in two phases for both the examinations. The first phase already began from February 3 and the second phase will commence from February 13 to end on February 22.