Goa cancels Class XII exams, marking likely on Class X lines

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the cancellation of the Class XII CBSE exams, Goa followed suit with chief minister Pramod Sawant declaring on Wednesday evening that the Class XII state board exams for 2021 stand cancelled. The decision brings relief to 19,200 students across four streams who had registered to appear for the exam conducted by the Goa board of secondary and higher secondary education.