CBSE Cancels Class 10th Board Exams, Postpones 12th Boards
CBSE Class 10th Board exam cancelled, 12th postponed till May 30
The government has cancelled CBSE Board exams for Class 10th and have also postponed the 12th exams till May 30. The decision was taken after a meeting with PM Narendra Modi. The meeting was also attended by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and top government officials.
The reason for the postponement is the rising cases of COVId-19 in the country. The revised dates will be announced after June 1.
Board Exams for Class 10th cancelled & 12th postponed. Results of Class 10th will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board. Class 12th exams will be held later, the situation will be reviewed on 1st June by the Board: Ministry of Education pic.twitter.com/ljVuUkEChB
— ANI (@ANI) April 14, 2021
the Ministry of Education said in a press note that, “The Board Exams for Class Xth to be held from 4th May to June 14th, 2021 are hereby cancelled. The results of Class Xth Board will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board. Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams.”
A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the examinations, the statement added.
The board exams for both the 10th and 12th were slated to be held from May 4 to June 7 as per the previous schedule. Results were likely to be announced by mid-July.