Bhubaneswar: School and Mass Education minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Monday said that the evaluation of the answersheets of Matric exam, which was scheduled to take place on May 20, has been deferred for now in view of Cyclone Amphan.
The evaluation of the answersheets were earlier halted midway in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown.
The Minister further stated that the remaining papers of Plus-II exam will be held from July 1-15.
The evaluation was scheduled to be held at 60 centres throughout the state in adherence to social distancing norms from May 20. Evaluation was earlier held for two days on March 18 and 19 before being postponed over Coronavirus pandemic.
More than five lakh students had written the matric exam held between February 19 and March 2.