Supreme Court on CBSE Exam 2020 - New Updates (25 June): With an increasing number of COVID-19 cases, pressure from parents to cancel CBSE 12th board exams 2020 & with an ongoing case in Supreme Court, today CBSE announced that pending papers will not be conducted from 1st July to 15th July. Pending papers of Class 10th exams are cancelled whereas in case of Class 12th it is up to the students if they want to take the exam or not. CBSE Class 12th exams will be conducted when the situation will be conductive. Now there is a strong possibility that the HRD Ministry might also consider postponing JEE Main 2020 & NEET 2020 to avoid any further issue.
Pending Papers of CBSE Board Exams 2020 from 1st to 15th July Cancelled: 10th Exams Cancelled & 12th Exams Optional (Will Be Conducted Later) - CBSE to SC
Today in the Supreme Court, CBSE announced that pending papers of Class 10th are cancelled where in case of Class 12th, students can decide if they want to appear for the exams or not. The exams for Class 12 will be conducted when the situation will be conducive. Centre & CBSE still needs to clarify on the option between internal assessment and exam, along with the date of declaration CBSE Result 2020 by 26 June.
Supreme Court on CBSE Exam 2020:
Talking about the latest developments, recently the Supreme Court asked CBSE to reconsider its decision of conducting pending papers of CBSE board exams 2020. The apex also instructed to explore other possibilities and make a decision until 23rd June. CBSE in its response on 23rd June informed the court that it needs some more time to take the final decision. Now CBSE decided to cancel 10th exams whereas 12th exams are optional. Waiting for updates.
JEE Main 2020 & NEET 2020 Might Be Postponed
As CBSE exams are cancelled so now there is a strong probability that JEE Main 2020 & NEET 2020 Might be postponed to a later date.
Hearing On Petition Filed By Parents In Supreme Court
Some parents recently filed a petition in the Supreme Court against CBSE's decision to conduct pending papers in July. Parents are demanding that pending papers must be canceled and marks should be allotted based on internal exams. According to the plea, the numbers of positive COVID-19 cases will be at peak in July posing a threat to the life of students as well as their guardians.
As per the schedule, JEE (Advanced) 2020 is scheduled for August 23, NEET for 26 July & JEE Main 2020 from 18 July to 23 July. Now, JEE Main 2020 & NEET (UG) 2020 are also in the month of July so HRD Ministry might postpone these papers to avoid any further issues. Recently HRD Minister held a review meeting with the officials of NTA, CBSE, UGC, AICTE to discuss all the issues.