The Central Board of education (CBSE) said on Friday that no decision has been taken yet on the class 12 board exams, while there is a demand for neighborhoods of scholars and fogies cancellation of exams in sight of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
“It is clarified that no decision (cancellation of exams) has been taken regarding class 12 board examination, as being speculated. Any decision taken during this matter are going to be officially communicated to the general public ,” a senior CBSE official said.
“The class 12 exams are postponed and a review of things are going to be done after June 1. Students are going to be given a minimum of a 15-day notice before the exams are conducted,” a board official had then said.
The CBSE had earlier this month announced the marking policy for sophistication 10 board exams.
As per the policy, while 20 marks for each subject are going to be for internal assessment, 80 marks will be calculated based on the performance of the students in various states or the examinations throughout the year.
Schools across the country were closed March last year to contain the spread of COVID-19 before a nationwide lockdown.
Several states started reopening the faculties partially from October last year, but physical classes were again suspended due to the increase in coronavirus cases.
The official was responding to an issue about possibility of cancellation of sophistication 12 board exams following demands by section of scholars and fogeys who have expressed concern over the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
The board had on Pan American Day announced cancellation of sophistication 10 exams and postponed class 12 exams in sight of surge in COVID-19 cases. the choice was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The exams, which are usually conducted in February-March per annum were scheduled to be held from May 4.
In march last year, the board examination had to be postponed midway. They were later cancelled and therefore the results were announced supported an alternate assessment scheme.
With 3.43 lakh people testing positive for coronavirus during a day, India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 2,40,46,809, while the price rose to 2,62,317 with 4,000 fresh fatalities, consistent with the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.