In a meeting with education secretaries from states and UTs, the Ministry of Education asked the officials to come with a roadmap for vaccinating the teachers on priority.
It will not only ensure easy access and retrieval of an academic award but also validate and guarantee its authenticity and safe storage.
The universities include Central University of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad.
The ministry had announced that for the first time the exam will be conducted in Kuwait to facilitate the Indian student community in the Middle East.
However, a final decision in this regard is yet to be taken and the Ministry is in process of reviewing the COVID-19 situation across states and UTs.
This time for this prestigious award, 1000 higher educational institutions from across the country had participated, out of which only 400 were screened eligible fro this wards.
The overall position of Odisha among states and UTs is 15. It had bagged Grade-III with an overall score of 749 points in 2018-19.
These suggestions were made during a series of sessions on possibilities to conduct class XII board and other entrance examinations this year held by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday.
The state representatives also shared the difficulties experienced by Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan officers in the state last year because of low fund dividend received for the project.