Schools in Football frenzy state of Goa have decided to reschedule the first term exams. This decision has been taken so that the “once in a lifetime event” of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) matches will not be missed by the students. With U-17 FIFA world
U-17 FIFA world cup matches will be held in Goa from October 7 onwards, the state education minister has recently decided to re-schedule the first terminal examination 2017 in the state in accordance with this development.
Director of Education, G P Bhat said:
“FIFA under-17 world cup will be held in India with Goa hosting some matches from October 7-October 21, 2017 at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Fatorda,” State Director of Education, G P Bhat said in a circular addressed to all the schools in the state
“In order to enable the students to witness the matches of once in a lifetime event it is enjoined upon heads of all the schools in the state to re-schedule the first terminal examination so that it gets over on or before October 7, 2017,” the circular said. “Regular classes will continue until the end of the term,” it added.
Moreover, the state will be hosting several FIFA under-17 matches at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda.
The matches will be held from October 7 to October 21 this year.
Moreover, the circular also said that regular classes will continue until the end of term after FIFA.
For further updates on examination dates, all the candidates are advised to keep a track on the official website of Goa education board.