“Taking a major decision in the interest of the students, the Education Department has decided to promote the students of Class 6 and 7,” Mr Dotasra tweeted. The students Class 6 and 7 will be promoted on April 14 on the basis of the assessment done under its Social Media Interface for Learning Engagement (SMILE) program, “announced Minister for School Education Govind Singh Dotasra.
“Students registered in Class 6 and 7 in the session 2020-21 will be promoted for the next class on the date: 15.04.2021 as per the assessment made under Smile, Smile-2 and Aao Ghar programme. No examination will be conducted for this, ”reads the official statement released by the education department.
The state govt had earlier announced that the students of classes 1 to 5 in state-run schools will be promoted without exams and on the basis of internal assessments.
The RBSE has also changed the schedule for the Class 8 final examination. The state board will now conduct the RBSE Class 8 exams 2021 from May 6 to 25 in the morning shift. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held in the afternoon shift from 2 pm to 4:30 pm.