Telangana intermediate first year exam likely to be conducted in August

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education has decided to to conduct inter first year exams for the students who have been promoted to the second year regarding which a report has been sent to the state government.

The intermediate first and second year exams were cancelled due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the state following which the government promoted inter second year students considering the same marks secured by them in the first year. The intermediate board had also announced that he would conduct first year exams after the coronavirus cases subside in the state.

“Intermediate first year exams will be conducted in the first week of August if the government give its nod,” said inter board officials.

The decision comes amid the anticipation of the third wave in September or later. Around 4,59,008 had paid the fees for the exams which were supposed to held in May.

Meanwhile, Telangana on Wednesday recorded 749 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to over 6.33 lakh while the death toll stood at 3,743 with five more deaths.