CBSE Exams 2021: Class 10th, 12th Board exams from 4 May to 10 June, Practical from 1st March

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on the occasion of New year eve announces the exam dates of CBSE Board exams 2021. Coming live to his twitter and Facebook page Minister said that CBSE board exams to begin from 4 May 2021. However, Practical exams to begin from 1st March 2021.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 31, 2020 18:14 IST
CBSE Exams 2021: Class 10th, 12th Board exams from 4 May to 10 June, Practical from 1st March
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CBSE Exams 2021: Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced the CBSE Board exam dates for Class 10th and 12th. According to the Minister Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) would be conducting the Board exams from 4 May 2021 to 10 June 2021. Practical exams for the X and XII standards to begin from March 1, 2021.

Board exams will be conducted for the with the reduced 30 per cent syllabus as defined by the CBSE, Minister said. Here are the CBSE Exams 2021 key announcements-

1) CBSE Board Exams from 4 May 2021 to 10 June 2021.

2) Practical Exams to begin from 1st March 2021.

3) Results shall be declared by 15 July 2021.

The announcement brings the mixed responses from the students, as a section of the students raised their demands of further postponement of the examinations. Students citing the unpreparedness of CBSE board exams 2020 due to no-regular classes in schools due to Coronavirus pandemic, felt dissatisfaction over the announcement of exam dates.

However, in his response to the exam dates, Union Minister has told during an interview that the decision of holding the exams in the month of May-June 2021 is taken after hearing from students, parents and school teachers. Dr. Pokhriyal has himself interacted with the students, teachers through live webinars with #EducationMinsiterGoesLive in last couple of weeks.

Earlier, Union Minister on Micro-blogging site Twtitter said "Dear students & parents ! I will announce the date of commencement for #CBSE board exams 2021 today at 6 PM".