New Delhi | Jagran Education Desk: Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad on Friday announced that the Maharashtra Board Class 10th Board Exam Results 2021 will be released by the end of June and the marks will be calculated on the basis of the results obtained by students in class 9th exams and internal assessments of class 10th. 

Gaikwad further said that the students who are not satisfied with the results can further appear in Common Entrance Test (CET) later. The Education Minister also announced that the Maharashtra government will provide financial assistance to those students of classes 1 to 12 who have lost their parents to COVID-19.   

Earlier, in the light of the covid-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra board had cancelled the Maharashtra SSC board exams 2021. The Maharashtra Class 10 board exams 2021 were scheduled to be conducted from April 28 to May 21, 2021. 

"Given the worsening situation of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Maharashtra government has now decided to cancel the state board exams for class 10," Varsha Gaikwad had said. 

The Maharashtra board also postponed the class 12th board exams in wake of the COVID-19 situation. The board said that a review will be held in June 2021, after which a final decision on class 12th board exams will be taken. Meanwhile, the Maharashtra government had already announced to pass all students of class 1 to 8 in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Exam results which will be used to calculate the Class 10th exam results 2021:

Category of test/exam Maximum marks
Class 10 internal assessment 30 marks
Class 10 Practical exam 20 marks
Class 9 exam 50 marks
TOTAL 100 marks

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Indian School Certificate Examination (CICSE) along with several other state education boards have already announced to postponed or cancel the board examinations. The CBSE has announced to cancel the class 10th board exams, while the class 12th board exams have been postponed. A similar decision was taken by the CISCE also in wake of the pandemic. 

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan