All schools have been permitted to conduct offline internal examination for Class XI students as per schedule issued by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE).
In a notification, the government said SOPs issued by the district administration and health department should be followed and deputy commissioners are empowered to assess the conduct of offline examinations in consultation with the district health officials, the District School Education Officers (SDEOs) and school authorities.
A task force committee headed by the deputy commissioner may be constituted to monitor the resumption and safe operations of conducting the offline examination. The committee is also empowered to assess the Covid-19 situation and the feasibility of conducting the examination.
“In the event of Covid surge or any important announcement from the state/central government on Covid related cases which may coincide with the schedule, the same will be rescheduled as deemed fit,” the notification stated.
It further said that the duration of the examination/practical and the number of shifts shall be devised by MBOSE to address the social distancing norms as specified by the health department and all Covid protocols must be strictly adhered to.