Amid coronavirus lockdown, the education system across the globe has deeply been altered. In India also coronavirus has impacted like all other countries. Every year in the month of March various board exams are been conducted, however, due to the sudden fear of coronavirus outbreak, government across the country has asked to take precautions and stay home. After completing 40-days of lockdown, Kerala Higher Education Department will be conducting the pending board exams from May 11. The examination in various universities was postponed without any specific date in March to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Kerala is heading for lifting the lockdown partially from April 20, therefore, the other examination activities can be run smoothly. The paper evaluation process will begin from Monday onwards.
The ministries of higher education and vice-chancellors of the Kerala universities have been releasing their statements on Twitter. Subsequently, an educational committee was formed under the leadership of Dr B Ekbal, Member (Education and Health) Planning Board and former Vice-Chancellor, the University of Kerala to help in the examination process.
Moreover, the notice further mentioned that all the heads of higher education institutions will conduct the examinations by following all safety precautions laid down by Health Department issued for containment of the Covid 19 spread and also the directions issued by the government.