Noida: The exam conducting authority in Goa, Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (GBSHSE) has postponed the board examination of class 12th after the demise of chief minister of Goa, Monokar Parikar. The exams were scheduled today and now get postponed.
The conducting board has postponed the examination of banking, logic, computer science and co-operation of class 12th to 27 March 2019 which was scheduled for today i.e. 18 March 2019. The central government has announced National mourning on 18 March 2019 i.e. today. All the government offices, banks, educational institutions will remain closed today.
The dates of other exams are same as before. The revised datesheet is yet to be released by the official authority. The HSSC examinations were started from 28 February 2019 and supposed to be ended by 26 March 2019.
The remaining schedule of Goa examination is as followed:
On 19 March 2019: English language II, Konkani language II, Urdu language II, Sanskrit language II (Timing- 10:00 AM to 12: 30 PM) and Painting (Timing- 10:00 AM to 12: 00 PM).
On 20 March 2019: Automobile, IT/ITES, Health Care, Retail, Travel and Tourism, Travel & Tourism (Hospitality) , Beauty & wellness, Apparel, Construction, Agriculture, Physical Education & sports, Media entertainment, Banking Financial services & insurance, Telecommunication, Logistics Management (Timing- 10:00 AM to 11: 00 AM).
On 23 March 2019: Geography, Geography (CWSN) (Timing- 10:00 AM to 12: 30 PM).
On 25 March 2019: Sociology (Timing- 10:00 AM to 12: 30 PM), Sociology (CWSN) (Timing- 10:00 AM to 01: 00 PM).
On 26 March 2019: Marathi language II, French language II (Timing- 10:00 AM to 12: 30 PM), Marathi language II (CWSN) (Timing- 10:00 AM to 01: 00 PM).
Monohar Parikar was the son of a small town grocer. He completed his graduation from IIT Bombay. Parikar was defence minister from 2014 to 2017. He also served himself when the Army conducted surgical strike in 2016.
Manohar Parikar was suffering from a pancreatic ailment. He was died at his residence in Goa on the Sunday evening. He fought with a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. On his demise, the state government announces seven day mourns.