CBSE 10th Board Exam 2021 Cancelled & CBSE 12th Board Exams 2021 Postponed: After a high-level meeting between PM Narendra Modi, the Education Minister & top officials today (14 April 2021), the following decisions have been taken:
- CBSE Class 10th Board Exams 2021 are cancelled.
- CBSE Class 12th Board Exams 2021 have been postponed.
- CBSE 10th Result 2021 will be declared based on objective criterion (to be set by the board).
- Fresh exam CBSE date sheet for CBSE 12th board exams 2021 will be announced on or after 1st June (after the assessment of the situation).
- Students not satisfied with their CBSE 10th Result 2021 will be given an opportunity to appear for exams (to be conducted if the conditions are conductive)
- A notice of 15 days will be given before the beginning of CBSE 12th board exams 2021.
Due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, many parents & students are raising concerns for safety & posting their opinions with the hashtag #CancelBoardExams2021 on Twitter & tagging Twitter handles of CBSE officials & the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’. Here are some latest developments.
Decision Taken After A High-Level Meeting Between PM Modi, The Education Minister & Top Officials
Amid a rise in demand to cancel & postpone CBSE 10th &12th board exams 2021 due to safety concerns, PM Narendra Modi discussed the issues with the Education Minister & top officials on 14th April. Here is the tweet from the Education Minsiter.
Today Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji chaired a high-level meeting to review the examinations to be held at various levels in view of the developing Corona situation.— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 14, 2021
Regarding Postponing CBSE Board Exams 2021:
As per the latest updates, only CBSE 12th board exams 2021 have been postponed whereas CBSE 10th board exams 2021 have been cancelled.
CBSE Controller of Exams Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj Urged Students Not To Pay Attention To Rumours:
During an online event, Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj urged students not to pay attention to rumours. They advised students to work hard and focus on preparation.
CBSE Examination Centres Have Been Increased By 40% To 50%:
Recently the news agency PTI reported citing a senior CBSE official that the examination centres for CBSE board exams 2021 have been increased by 40% to 50%. You can check more details about this news from this link
Here are some other updates regarding CBSE board exams 2021: