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AP High Court / Government Decision on Inter & SSC Exams 2021 – Inter Exams Postponed

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: May 02, 2021

AP Government decided to postpone AP Inter Exams 2021 that are scheduled to begin on May 05. The decision will be submitted to the high court on May 03. However, no decision taken on AP SSC (Class 10) Exams 2021 yet.

AP High Court / Education Minister Decision on Inter & SSC Exams 2021 – Check Latest Updates Here

AP Government decided to postpone AP Inter Exams 2021 that are scheduled to begin on May 05 respecting the suggestion given by High Court. The government will submit its decision to court on May 03. Earlier, the  Andhra Pradesh government’s decision to go ahead with Intermediate Exams 2021 amid the Covid-19 pandemic has welcomed criticism among parents, students and experts. With the number of Covid-19 cases has already crossed 15,000 per day in AP, experts opined that conducting exams in this situation is unsafe. The new dates for AP Inter Exams 2021 will be announced soon.

AP Inter Exams 2021 Postponed - Revised Exam Dates

Final Decision of AP Government & High Court on Inter Exams 2021

Final Decision of High CourtHigh Court suggested the government postpone exams
Final Decision of AP GovernmentThe government decided to Postpone Exams
AP Inter 1st Year New Exam Dates 2021To be Notified
AP Inter 2nd Year New Exam Dates 2021To be Notified

Highlights of AP High Court Hearing on AP Inter & SSC Exams 2021 PIL

The High Court took up the hearing on PIL to postpone or cancel AP Inter & SSC Exams 2021. Some of the major highlights of hearing are as follows -

  • The court did not agree with the government's argument about conducting exams in this Covid-19 pandemic situation.
  • Students should not be subjected to mental stress. They should appear for exams with a good state of mind and concentration.
  • The court asked the government to rethink its decision to conduct the exams and file an affidavit or counter by May 02.
  • The court will take up the next hearing on May 03, and announce its final decision.
  • The court also pointed out that exams in most of the exams have been either postponed or cancelled. Similarly, the AP government should think about students' health and take a decision on the same. 

Live Updates of AP High Court Hearing on Petition to Cancel/ Postpone Inter & SSC Exams 2021

You can check time to time live updates pertaining to the AP High Court hearing on the petition demanding postponement or cancellation of Intermediate & SSC Exams 2021.

May 02, 6:29 PMAP Inter Exams 2021 postponed.
May 02, 9:48 AMAll set for a final decision on AP Inter Exams 2021 tomorrow. Keep checking for CollegeDekho's exclusive live updates.
May 01, 9:36 AMAP Government is going strong with conducting exams from May 05 for Intermediate students. It is to be seen whether the AP High Court agrees with the government's decision or not. Two more days to go for the final decision.
April 30, 5:56 PMAP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy also announced that the final decision of the government is to go ahead with conducting exams, and the same will be submitted to the High Court on May 03.
April 30, 5:15 PMAdimulapu Suresh said that Covid-19 positive students will get another chance to take the exam. The same will be communicated to the court. In all, the Government of AP wants to conduct exams.
April 30, 4:55 PMAP Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh announced that the government will conduct the exams, and the same decision will be submitted in court.
April 30, 1:31 PMAP government will have to make a decision that will benefit the students in this Covdi-19 pandemic situation. As the cancellation of exams is not the best option, the government could at least postpone them for now. Students need to wait 3 more days for the AP government's final decision.
April 30, 1:02 PMAs the next hearing is scheduled for May 03, the situation has become too heated up. What decision the government is going to take for the benefit of students is important now.
April 30, 12:53 PMEducation Minister will soon convene a meeting to discuss Inter Exams 2021 as per the AP High Court order.
April 30, 12:47 PMNow, it is the government's turn to review its decision on conducting exams and file an affidavit in the High Court by May 02.
April 30, 12:39 PMFinal Decision on AP Intermediate Exams 2021 to be announced on May 03
April 30, 12:36 PMThe court said that it is not correct to put students under mental stress amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 30, 12:32 PMThe court ordered the government to rethink conducting the exams and submit a counter by May 02. The next hearing will be taken up on May 03.
April 30, 12:31 PMThe court asked the government to rethink about the inter exams 2021.
April 30, 12:26 PMThe hearing is underway, we will update the court's decision as and when proceedings are done. Stay tuned for the latest updates.
April 30, 12:18 PMWhile hearing is going in AP High Court on exams PIL, students are staging a Dharna at AP Inter Board Office.
April 30, 12:13 PMHigh Court starts hearing on PIL to postpone/ cancel AP Inter & SSC Exams 2021
April 30, 12:09 PMAP Government clearly mentioned that students who tested positive for Covid-19 need to attend the exam. These students will get another chance later, and such exams will be considered under regular.
April 30, 12:00 PMThe exact time for AP High Court's hearing exams PIL not yet available. The decision can be expected by evening.
April 30, 11:45 AMStudents are advised to not believe any fake rumours on the AP High Court decision on Inter Exams 2021. No judgement has been announced yet.
April 30, 11:16 AMAP High Court will deliver its judgement or decision on AP Inter Exams 2021 today itself. Whether to conduct exams or postpone, the court will give clarity today.
April 30, 11:03 AMThe petition filed by Global Peace Initiative says that almost 70 lakh parents & students are expected affected to suffer if Inter Exams 2021 are conducted at this severe Covid-19 pandemic situation.
April 30, 10:55 AMAccording to sources, AP High Court will take up a hearing on PIL filed on the postponement of AP Inter Exams 2021 today.
April 30, 9:55 AMGovernment's decision to hold Inter exams & Petition in AP High Court to postpone or cancel. Students are in confusion and stress. If the hearing happens today, AP Government will submit its arguments about their decision to hold exams with all safety measures. The government does not want to put the future of 10.7 lakh students in jeopardy by cancelling exams.
April 30, 9:32 AMTeachers' Union has been demanding the postponement of the exam.
April 30, 9:14 AMParents and students are requesting to postpone Intermediate Exams 2021 at least till June last week.
April 30, 8:27 AMIt is to be seen if AP High Court takes up a hearing on the petition to postpone/ cancel Intermediate & SSC exams 2021. We will keep you posted from time to time.
April 29, 9:02 PMNo hearing has been taken up today on the PIL to postpone/ cancel AP Inter SSC Exams 2021
April 29, 5:34 PM"The students of petitioner association have a right to life under article 21 of the constitution which is endangered blatantly by the decision not to postponed the examination" - As per plea filed in AP High Court
April 29, 5:03 PMThere is no clarity whether AP High Court will take up a hearing on PIL to postpone/ cancel AP Inter & SSC Exams 2021 today.
April 29, 4:04 PMIn today's press conference, Adimulapu Suresh confirmed that exams will not be postponed. However, what the high court says in this matter is suspense.
April 29, 3:15 PMIt will be very difficult for invigilators to were PPE kits and do the invigilation. The government announced that PPE kits will be provided to all the invigilators.
April 29, 3:11 PMYesterday, AP Education Minister, Adimulapu Suresh posted on Twitter that AP Inter Exams 2021 shall begin from May 05. It is to be seen how the high court is going to respond in the same.
April 29, 3:04 PMAP Government has been aggressively making arrangements for the exams. Questions papers have also been dispatched.
April 29, 2:54 PMAs per schedule, AP Intermediate Exams 2021 hall tickets will be released today. However, there may be a delay due to the High Court hearing.
April 29, 2:45 PMTeachers Union of AP is demanding to postpone the exams due to the Covid-19 scare.

April 29, 2:40 PM

AP High Court is expected to take up the hearing on PIL to postpone/ cancel Inter & SSC Exams 2021 today.

Hall Ticket

AP Education Minister Press Conference on Inter Exams 2021 Live Updates

Live updates of Adimulapu Suresh interaction with media on Intermediate Exams 2021 -

April 29, 9:00 PMAP Inter Hall Ticket 2021 released.
April 29, 7:08 PMHall Ticket to be released at 9:00 PM
April 29, 6:29 PMBIE AP wesbite server down. Students are waiting to download Hall Ticket.
April 29, 4:02 PMAs a part of Inter Exams, APSRTC will run buses from 6:30 AM from May 05. Students can avail this opportunity.
April 29, 3:51 PMAdimulapu Suresh urged students and parents to not believe any rumours on AP Inter Exams 2021. Students will be communicated with the latest information from time to time. Also, he said that students must rely on safe transport to reach the exam centre.
April 29, 3:41 PMCandidates who tested positive for Covid-19 will be given another opportunity to appear for exams. He/ she need to appear for exams scheduled from My 05.
April 29, 3:40 PMCandidates with Covid-19 symptoms can still appear for an exam in a separate isolation room.
April 29, 3:39 PMAdimulapu Suresh wished All The Best to students appearing for exams.
April 29, 3:36 PMStudents and parents need not worry about exams. All safety arrangements are being made properly: Adimulapu Suresh
April 29, 3:34 PM

Adimulapu Suresh released Intermediate Exam Day Guidelines

April 29, 3:33 PMAP Inter Hall Tickets 2021 to be released at 6:00 PM today.
April 29, 3:32 PMAP Government designed an App - IPE Exam Centre Locator. Students can use this App to locate their exam centre and seating arrangement
April 29, 3:31 PMWe will conduct exams safely: Adimulapu Suresh
April 29, 3:30 PMAdimulapu Suresh confirmed exams will not be cancelled.
April 29, 3:27 PMAdimulapu Suresh requested not to make political debates on AP Inter Exams 2021. In this pandemic, conducting exams is a challenging task and the government will take full responsibility for students.
April 29, 3:26 PMCancelling exams is not the best option: Adimulapu Suresh
April 29, 3:24 PMEvery exam centre will have an isolation room - Adimulapu Suresh
April 29, 3:23 PMEvery exam centre will have medical staff in case of an emergency for the benefit of students.
April 29, 3:22 PMIt is Government's responsibility to conduct exams safely. Students and parents need not worry: Says Adimulapu Suresh
April 29, 3:20 PMAP Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh is conducting a press meet now.

Highlights of Adimulapu Suresh Press Meet on April 29 about Inter Exams 2021

Adimulapu Suresh conducted a press meet on April 29 to give a clarification on Intermediate Exams 2021. Here are the major highlights of his press meet -

  • All arrangements are being made for the exam
  • Students' safety is the complete responsibility of the government
  • Special isolation rooms in every exam centre for candidates with Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Candidates who have been tested positive for Covid-19 on or before the exam day need not appear for the exam. These candidates will be given another chance.
  • Question papers have been dispatched to police stations across the state.
  • The number of exam centres has been increased. Total number of exam centers almost 1450+
  • Medical staff at all exam centres to assist students if required.
  • PPE kits to invigilators
  • Covid special office has been appointed in all district to supervise the safety measures. 
  • Students can use IPE Exam Locator App to locate the exam centre and check seating arrangement

AP Intermediate Exam Day Guidelines 2021

  • Reach the exam centre at least one hour before the exam
  • Do not forget to carry your Hall Ticket
  • Wearing Face Mask is mandatory
  • Gloves on hands can be used
  • Do not exchange things
  • Do not shake hands
  • Do not get in contact with unknown people
  • If possible, try to carry a small sanitiser bottle
  • Avoid overcrowding or standing in groups at the exam centre
  • Follow social distancing measures strictly
  • If you have Covid-19 symptoms, inform the exam centre authority one day before the exam. You will be allocated a separate room

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest updates on AP Intermediate & SSC Exams 2021.

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