Class 9 and 11 Exams Cancelled by Delhi Govt., Evaluation to be Based on Mid-Term Exam Scores

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia has announced the cancellation of Class 9 and 11 examinations in the state. As per the announcement, Class 9 and 11 students will now be promoted on the basis of marks obtained in the mid-term examinations. 

Class 9 and 11 Exams Cancelled by Delhi Govt – All Important Announcements

Addressing an important press conference, Sisodia presented various guidelines for schools for marking Class 9 and 11 students under different circumstances – 

For schools where mid-term and annual exams have been conducted – “Private schools that conducted mid-term and annual exams before the lockdown can declare the students’ results. The result for Classes 9 and 11 in all government schools will be declared on 22 June. No student will be called to school, rather they will receive their results online or via a phone call or WhatsApp.” said the Education Minister. 

For schools where only the mid-term exams have been conducted – “Government, private and government-aided schools that have conducted only the mid-term exams and not the annual exams, will promote students based on mid-term exam scores,” he added. 

For schools which have not been able to conduct mid-term exams either fully or partially – The Education Minister further stated that “Schools that have not been able to conduct mid-term exams for all the subjects will release the result on the basis of best two subjects’ marks.”

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For students who appeared for mid-term exam for only one subject or no subject at all/ took mid-term exam but did not get qualifying marks – “These students will get an opportunity to sit for the exam again. This exam will not be a physical exam; rather, these students will be assessed on the basis of assignments, projects, school-based tests etc., for promotion to the next class. No additional physical or online assessment will be conducted for these students. Additional guidelines on this subject will be released by the Delhi Government in due time,” Sisodia said. 

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Admission Process for Classes 6 to 9 in Delhi Government Schools

During the press conference, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia further announced that the admission process for Classes 6, 7, 9 and 9 in Delhi Government schools will be conducted from 11 June to 30 June. The admission process will be conducted online. 

Students who are unable to register by the given date, due to any reason, shall be eligible to register for the second admission cycle beginning from 23 July till 6 August. 

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