Class XII exams crucial for college students, Maharashtra govt. tells Mumbai HC
The Bombay High Court will proceed listening to on June 3 the plea difficult the Maharashtra authorities’s choice to cancel board exams for Class X .
A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice G.S. Kulkarni was listening to a public curiosity litigation petition filed by Professor Dhananjay Kulkarni difficult the choice by the Secondary School Certificate Board. The PIL sought a course from the courtroom to carry the exams and never mark college students with out evaluation. There are a number of interveners within the matter defending the stand of the State on not holding the exams.
At the final listening to, the courtroom had requested the State to file an affidavit itemizing causes for holding board exams for Class XII and cancelling these for Class X.
In an affidavit filed on May 31, the Maharashtra authorities defended its stand and stated, “HSC (Higher Secondary Certificate) examination is a more important milestone in the education of students as their careers depend on it.”
On holding exams for Class X and never Class XII, the State stated, “The stage at which two examinations are to be undertaken by the students in their overall career, the consequences and effects of undergoing the examinations are not comparable. Class XII students are more mature, independent, socially aware, bodily and mentally fit as compared to students of Class X.”
The courtroom requested Uday Warunjikar, the advocate showing for Mr. Kulkarni that when the State has selected not holding the examination, can a writ courtroom cancel that call?
Mr. Warunjikar stated the scenario is completely different this 12 months. The courtroom interrupted him and stated, “You think the situation is better? Corona is targeting young people. If the State thinks it is not wise to hold the exams, we do not have the power to strike that decision down.”