AIZAWL, April 15 - The Mizoram Government has decided to resume the High School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) or Class 12 examination on April 22, State Education Minister Lalchhandama Ralte said today. He added that the ongoing Class 12 examination was postponed due to the lockdown. �The examination of the remaining three subjects will resume on April 22 and will continue till April 24 in 84 centres across the State,� he said.
Ralte said the State Government has also launched virtual classes on television to bridge the gap in education and reduce the inconvenience of the students.
The home classes that started on Monday are being telecast on Doordarshan Kendra, Aizawl, between 3 pm and 5 pm for Class 10 students in Science and Mathematics.
He said that similar classes were also launched on local cable television, �LPS�, on Wednesday at 4 pm and it would also be launched on another local cable television, �Zonet�, at 2 pm from Thursday .
He said that online tutorial classes would also start for Class 9 students from next week. The home classes broadcast on Doordarshan Kendra, Aizawl. are uploaded on YouTube, he said.
Ralte urged the students to attend the televised classes from their respective homes with notebooks and pens and also make use of the online tutorials uploaded on YouTube.
As per the school calendar, the new academic session (2020-21) began on April 1. The State Government had on March 17 temporarily closed all educational institutions as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the State.
The Education Minister said that the State Government is currently organising a poster-making competition for students of primary schools and middle schools on various topics from Monday.
He said that a short video clip competition is also being held among primary school teachers. He said that similar competitions would be organised for middle school students from next week. � PTI