The state government of Gujarat announced this decision in favor of students despite offline exams being conducted this year.
In a recent development, the Government of Gujarat has announced the mass promotion of all students of standards 1 to 8 irrespective of the marks obtained with regards to the learning circumstances owing to the pandemic.
A notification issued by the state government highlighted that the decision has been made in the interest of a large number of students, despite offline exams being conducted this year. The notice further added, “All students will be given class promotion irrespective of marks, grades or percentage. As the second semester (annual) examination has been completed as per the routine in primary schools, the effect of the result of the examination will not have to be applied on the class promotion of the students”.