The dates for chemistry and biology papers have been changed after students and teachers pointed out that more time was needed to study the subjects' revised syllabuses. Students across the state wrote to the education minister, a debate was held at Mantralaya on Thursday and the new timetable was announced. after officials from the state board and the education department had a discussion at Mantralaya.
The HSC chemistry paper, which was slated for February 27, will now be held on March 26. The Biology paper has been postponed from March 4 to 17. One of the two new dates is kept on a Sunday so that it does not clash with any other board exams. The HSC results will be announced before June 5. Students can visit www.msbshse.ac.in to check the changed timetable.
After the discussion, which brought together education officials from the state board as well as the department, the new time-table was announced.