Guwahati: Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on May 27 informed that it has decided to re-schedule the Higher Secondary (HS) first-year examination as a result of floods and landslides reducing the normal life in the state to a standstill.
The state education council said that the examinations that were scheduled to be conducted from May 18 to May 21 have now been postponed and will be held in June.
As per a notification, the exams which were supposed to be held on May 18 have been postponed to June 6, while the one on May 20 has been postponed to June 7 and the exams to be conducted on May 21 will be held on June 8.
The notification read, "No. AHSEC/EXB/HS-I/2022/06: In continuation of this office earlier Notification No. AHSEC/EXB/11/47/18/19-20/270 dated 25.05.2022. it is notified to all concerned that the suspended HS 1st Year Examination 2022 which would have held w.e.f. 18th May- 21st May, 2022 have now been rescheduled and the examinations of 18th May 2022 will be held on 6th of June, 2022, Monday, the examinations of 20th May, 2022 will be held on 7th of June, 2022, Tuesday and the examinations of 21st May, 2022 will be held on 8th of June, 2022, Wednesday."
Notably, the AHSEC, on May 25, asked the head of institutions to inform the council in case they were unable to conduct examinations due to the prevailing flood situation in the state as incessant rain wreaked havoc across the state in the past few days.
The controller of examinations at AHSEC directed heads of institutions to submit a detailed report with justification regarding their inability to conduct examinations.
Meanwhile, several institutions in the state have been taken up for setting flood relief camps as parts of the state remain heavily affected by floods and landslides due to heavy rainfall in Assam.
However, AHSEC instructed such heads of institutes to make an alternative arrangement if possible.
Moreover, it has asked the institutes that are not affected by floods to carry on with conducting the examinations as per the AHSECschedule released earlier.