Union Home Ministry: Educational Institutions to be closed till July 31
digitalLEARNING|June 30, 2020
Educational Institutions

In the wake of Corona crisis in the country, the Union Home Affairs Ministry, has issued guideline to close schools and colleges along with other educational institutions across the country until July 31, 2020. The new guidelines will be brought into effect from July 1, 2020.

The guidelines have been set based on the feedback received from various states and UT. The schools and educational institutions in the country have been shut since the first lockdown was announced in mid-March.

The government guidelines also mention that the schools, colleges, and other educational institutions must continue their academic activities in the online or distance learning mode.

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As per the guidelines mentioned, the training institutions of the Central and State Governments will be allowed to function from July 15, 2020, onwards for which a Standard Operating Procedure will be issued by the Department of Personnel and Training.

Recently, the CBSE and the CISCE Board have decided to cancel the pending class 10 and 12 board examinations which were scheduled to be conducted in July. the boards have been directed to come up with new assessment schemes for evaluating the class 10 and 12 students and declaring the results. The class 10 and 12 CBSE and CISCE Results 2020 are expected to be released by Mid-July 2020.