Assam Floods: The AHSCE said that the examinations scheduled to be held on June 1 have been postponed “in view of the prevailing inclement weather and the damage caused by natural calamities in the state”.
In view of the damage caused by natural calamities in Assam, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council has postponed the HS 1st year examination till further orders. All examinations in Dima Hasao district have been postponed until further orders.
Earlier the Higher Secondary First Year (Class 11) examinations have also been partially postponed due to the damage caused by floods and heavy rains in the last few days.
The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSCE), in a notification issued on Tuesday, informed the heads of all institutions that the Higher Secondary First Year examinations scheduled to be held till Saturday have been postponed till further orders.
The examinations scheduled to be completed on June 1 have been postponed “in view of the prevailing inclement weather and damage caused by natural calamities in the state”.
AHSCE Controller of Examinations Pankaj Borthakur said in the notification, however, in the worst-affected Dima Hasao district, all examinations till June 1 have been postponed until further orders due to surface communication.
An official bulletin on Monday said that nearly two lakh people in 20 districts of Assam have been affected by the floods. The mountainous district of Dima Hasao has been cut off from the rest of the state following landslides triggered by incessant rains.
Surface connectivity to Assam’s Barak Valley and Dima Hasao districts and neighboring states of Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur remained closed on Tuesday.