The examinations for class 10 and class 12 that were to start from May 4th are again reviewed. Considering the recent surge in positive cases of COVID-19 pandemic cases across the country, a high-level meeting was conducted to discuss the future of exams. Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed the meeting. Several others like Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Cabinet Secretary School, and Higher Education Secretaries, and several officials were also present.
The pandemic hit of COVID-19 has seen a resurgence in most parts of the country. Some states are more affected than others. Due to this, the schools are closed in 11 states, ensuring students’ safety and well-being. Considering the recent surge in positive cases and the well-being and safety of students, the government has finally canceled and postponed the CBSE Board examinations 2021.
CBSE Class 12th Board Exam: Postponed
May 4 to June 14, 2021, was the previous date for the CBSE class 12 board exams. The same is canceled today. The officials further added to this that after reviewing the situation on 1st June 2021, the announcements would be made. In addition to this, the students and parents will be informed 15 days before the start date for the CBSE Class 12 exams.
CBSE Class 10th Board Exam: Canceled
May 4 to June 14, 2021, was the previous date for the CBSE class 10 board exams. But, the same has been canceled today. The CBSE Board will develop an objective criterion; depending on the same, the students will be marked, and the results will be prepared. In case a student is not satisfied, they even have the provision to appear for the exams, whenever the same will held.
Due to the surge in positive cases for the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the same decision has been taken.