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CBSE 10th board exam cancelled, 12th exam postponed

2021 Apr 14, 16:10, Kathmandu
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi removes his face mask to address the media as he arrives for the first day of budget session in New Delhi, India, Friday, January 29, 2021. Photo: AP via RSS

Board Exams for Class 10th have been cancelled and 12th exams have been postponed, according to Central Board of Secondary Education.

"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," it added.

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal was quoted in ANI as saying that the decision was made due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given instruction to cancel the CBSE 10th Board Examination due to COVID -19 Pandemic.

Union Education Minister further said that students of class 10th will be promoted on basis of internal assessment. If student not satisfied with the internal assessment then can give examination once situation will be Normal

"CBSE 12th board examination has been postponed till 31st May. The new date of the 12th board examinations will announce after assessment of the prevailing situation of COVID-19.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Education Secretary, and other important officials earlier today to discuss the issue of CBSE board exams, said sources.

On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had urged the Centre to cancel the CBSE board examinations amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the national capital.

21,50,761 students were scheduled to appear in Class X CBSE board exams while 14,30,243

students are supposed to take the Class XII exams.

CBSE, in normal circumstances, schedules Board exams for Classes X and XII from February 15 to the first week of April.

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