CBSE Class 10 Board Exams Cancelled, Class 12 Board Exams Postponed

Mayank Jain
a month ago
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CBSE Class 10 Board Exams Cancelled, Class 12 Board Exams Postponed

Source: NDTV Education

Ramesh Pokhriyal said today, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 board exams have been canceled and Class 12 board exams have been postponed, Union Education Minister. Class 10 board results will be prepared based on objective criteria developed by the board and the schedule of Class 12 exams will be announced after reviewing the situation on June 1, he added. After a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the decisions regarding CBSE Classes 10, 12 board exams have been taken given the current COVID-19 situation

However earlier this month, CBSE had said the board will take all the necessary precautions to conduct these exams safely and there is no announcement of postponement.

During the interaction with the education ministers and board officials, the Prime Minister reiterated that the well-being of the students has to be the top priority for the Government. PM Modi also stated that the Centre would keep in mind the best interests of the students and ensure that their health is taken care of at the same time their academic interests are not harmed.

Several students, academicians, and politicians have demanded the cancellation of board exams amid growing COVID-19 numbers. They had used #cancelcbseboardexams2021 on Twitter to call for the cancellation of board exams.

Also read: Directorate of Education says Delhi Students of Classes 9-12 Should not be called to School

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