Odisha has postponed the Class 10 and 12 board exams 2021 amid the surge in the COVID-19 cases. Class 9 and 11 students will be prompted to the next class without exams. The students will be marked on the basis of their internal assessment exams.
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced the postponement of state board exams 2021. Information and Public Relations Department took to their Twitter handle and wrote, "CM has ordered the suspension of all 10th and 12th board examinations in the state in the wake of the COVID pandemic. The State Council for Higher Education has postponed its Class 12 exams, which were due to start on May 19."