CBSE Class 10th Board Cancelled, Class 12th Board postponed; check details here

In an unprecedented move, the Central Board Of secondary Education has decided to cancel it’s 10th board examination whereas the 12th board which was earlier scheduled to be conducted from June 4th, 2021 now stands postponed. The union Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank made these announcements in a series of tweets. The decision came after the high level meeting chaired by Prime Minister to review the situation for conduct of board examinations.

In his tweet regarding class 10th board, Dr. Nishank stated that the examination stands cancelled and results will be prepared on the basis of objective criterion which will be developed by CBSE. This implies that now the board has to formulate a method of marks distribution.

He also added that if any candidate is not satisfied with the marks allotted on the base of the criterion set by board, he/she can sit in special exams to be conducted when situations get back to normalcy.

The Education minister announced that the class 12th board examinations stand postponed as of now. A review of the situation will be taken on 1st June 2021 and then a further schedule will be declared. He also mentioned that students will be informed about the exam dates at least in a prior of 15 days.

These decisions are taken after considering the present situation of the pandemic and school closures, and also taking in account the safety and well-being of the students. Also, a number of students and parents were using different social media platforms to ask for postponement of Board exams in wake of skyrocketing Covid-19 cases in the country.

Report by Ashish Ranjan for Education Desk

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