The Central Board of Secondary Education although it has postponed the class 10 and 12 board examinations, there is no word regarding the students from classes 1 to 9 and class 11. While some of the state boards, on the other hand, have taken the decision to promote the students from classes 1 to 9.
Rama Sharma, CBSE spokesperson said that the board is only responsible to conduct the class 10 and 12 examinations and not for conducting the examinations for the students from class 1to 9. She also pointed out that the decision will be taken after the Directorate of Education makes a decision regarding the same.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sanghatan, on the other hand, have announced that the students from class 1 to 8 will be promoted to the next class without appearing for the final examination.
State Boards to promote students without examination
States like Gujarat have also announced that the students from classes 1 to 8 and the students of class 11 will be promoted to the next class without an examination, while the Tamil Nadu state board has decided to promote the students from class 1 to 9 without an examination.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development has asked the CBSE and the National Testing Agency to work out the new dates for the board examinations which were postponed.
The different examinations have been postponed by the respective boards due to the lockdown imposed due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.
The rescheduled dates for the different examinations will be released by the different boards later.
A 21-day lockdown has been imposed by the government in order to curb the spread of the COVID-19 disease in the country.