Amid the growing chorus of cancellation of CBSE Board Exam for record spike in Covid-19 cases in India, the govt. has decided to postpone the CBSE BOARD EXAM Class 12 and cancel the category 10 exams.
The decision was taken within the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Cabinet Secretary, School and better Education Secretaries and other top officials were present.
The Union Education Minister informed after the meeting that the Board Exams for sophistication 12 to be held from May 4 to Flag Day , 2021 are postponed. things are going to be reviewed on 1 June 2021 by the Board, and details are going to be shared subsequently. A notice of a minimum of 15 days are going to be given before the beginning of the examinations.
The situation are going to be reviewed on 1st June 2021 by the Board, and details are going to be shared subsequently. A notice of a minimum of 15 days are going to be given before the beginning of the examinations.
He added, the Board Exams for sophistication 10 to be held from 4 May to Flag Day , 2021 are cancelled. The results of sophistication 10 Board are going to be prepared on the idea of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board. Any candidate who isn’t satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis are going to be given a chance to take a seat in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to carry the exams.
Any candidate who isn’t satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis are going to be given a chance to take a seat in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to carry the exams.
In the meeting, the Prime Minister reiterated that the well being of the scholars has got to be the highest priority for the govt . He also stated that the Centre would confine mind the simplest interests of the scholars and make sure that their health is taken care of at an equivalent time their academic interests aren’t harmed.
Many students, academics, and politicians have demanded the cancellation of board exams amid of Covid 19 cases.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has also written to Centre seeking postponement of board exams. Citing growing cases, Singh said quite sensibly, ”The steady increase in Covid-19 cases in most states of the country has caused great apprehension and anguish among students and fogeys alike regarding the Board examinations for classes 10 and 12.” In Punjab too, the government is receiving requests from various quarters seeking postponement of the Board examinations by the State board also as by the CBSE and ICSE, he added.
On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had urged the Centre to cancel the CBSE board examinations amid an increase within the number of coronavirus cases within the capital .