Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal declared yesterday that the Class 12 board exams have been postponed while the Class 10 board exams have been cancelled. Pokhriyal made this important announcement in a series of tweets after PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the examinations that are to be held at various levels in view of the coronavirus situation in the country.
देश में कोरोना परिस्थितियों को दृष्टिगत रखते हुए आज आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी की अध्यक्षता में उच्च स्तरीय बैठक हुई।बैठक में @cbseindia29 की कक्षा 10 की बोर्ड परीक्षाओं को निरस्त करने एवं कक्षा 12 की परीक्षाओं को स्थगित करने का निर्णय लिया है। pic.twitter.com/SaQ8qwtYhG
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 14, 2021
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CBSE Board Exams 2021 Postponement/Cancellation – Highlights
1. Class 12 board examination has been postponed. Deliberation on the new dates of Class 12 exams will be done on 1 June 2021 and shared duly with the students, parents and teachers.
Note: CBSE Class 12 board examinations were previously scheduled to be conducted from 4 May 2021 to 14 June 2021.
2. A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the Class 12 board examinations.
3. On the other hand, the Class 10 board examinations have been cancelled.
4. Class 10 students shall be assessed on an objective criterion, which is to be developed the Board.
Note: CBSE Class 10 board examinations were previously scheduled to be conducted from 4 May 2021 to 14 June 2021.
5. Any candidate who is not satisfied with his/her marks, as per the objective criterion decided by the Board, will be given a chance to sit for the exam, as and when the situation is favourable.
CBSE Board Exams 2021 Postponement and Cancellation – Things to keep in mind
While the Class 12 board exam dates have been postponed until further notice, students must continue to prepare for their school as well as competitive examinations. A cautious approach towards exam preparation will negate last-minute hassles, irrespective of any kind of further announcements.