COVID effect: Maharashtra promotes all students in Class I-VIII without exams
Mumbai, April 3, 2021
In a significant move, the Maharashtra government has decided to promote all students studying in Class I to Class VIII without exams to the next level, School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced here on Saturday.
"In view of the ongoing situation due to Covid-19, all state board students across Maharashtra state from Class 1st to Class 8th will be promoted to the next class without any examinations," Gaikwad said.
However, the minister added that a decision is pending on conducting exams for the students in Class IX and Class XI and is expected soon.