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Annual exams for class 9th, 11th cancelled in Delhi

Delhi government on Thursday announced that annual examinations for classes 9 and 11 have been cancelled in the city and on the basis of the marks obtained in mid-term examinations, these students will be promoted to the next classes.

It was also announced that the registration for the admission process of classes 6 to 9 in Delhi government schools will start from June 11.

Addressing a press conference, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia conveyed these key decisions pertaining to promotion policy in grades IX and XI, as well as admission policy in grades VI and IX.

It was hence declared that in the face of IX and XI examinations being cancelled in Delhi. Students will therefore be promoted based on the marks obtained in mid-term examinations.

Additionally, the admission process in Delhi Government Schools for grade VI to IX will begin from June 11 onwards.

For schools that did not conduct any mid-term examination or students who were not able to take all mid-term papers will be assessed based on the average of the marks obtained in the best two performing subjects out of five main subjects. This policy will be implemented in all Government and Private Schools.

The Annual Result of classes IX and XI in all Government Schools will be declared on June 22.

No student will be called to school instead, students will receive their result online or via a phone call or WhatsApp.

All such students who gave their mid-term in only one subject or were unable to give their mid-term exam in any subject and students who did not receive minimum qualifying marks will be eligible for re-assessment. These students will be assessed through Assignments/Projects/School Based Tests etc for the promotion to the next higher class. No additional physical or online assessment will be conducted for these students.

Earlier, the government had postponed classes 9 and 11 examinations in April this year owing to the second COVID wave.

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