Goa Board HSSC exams for March 18 postponed after CM Manohar Parrikar’s death.
The Goa Board HSSC or Class 12 examinations scheduled for Monday, March 18, has been postponed due to untimely demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Goa Board HSSC Exam, which started on February 28 for class 12 students, was scheduled to end on March 26.
Going by the Goa Board HSSC Exam time table, the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) was scheduled to conduct the Banking(601), Logic(552), Computer Science(705), and Co-operation(651) examinations on March 18. The exam will now be rescheduled to March 27. The other examinations of the schedule would continue as per the time table.
With the Government of India announcing national mourning on Monday, authorities have decided to postpone all the examinations scheduled for the day. Also, holiday has been announced for all the colleges, schools and government offices in the state today.
A Home Ministry spokesperson said the national flag will fly at half-mast in the national capital, the union territories and the state capitals. A meeting of the Union Cabinet will be held on Monday at 10 am and state funeral will be accorded to Parrikar.
Parrikar, 63, breathed his last at his private residence at Dona Paula near Panaji, after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer, on Saturday evening.
Meanwhile, for more details the candidates are advised to keep a tab on the official website of the GBSHSE that is www.gbshse.org.