CBSE Board Exams 2021 (Updates): Here's what latest on Class 10th, 12th board examinations

CBSE board would be conducting the Class 10th and 12th Board exams starting from 1st week of February. Commencing with practical exams, CBSE would soon release Class 10th and 12th date sheet at official site cbse.nic.in. What are the latest updates regarding board exams, let's have a look.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 14, 2020 13:12 IST
CBSE Board Exams 2021 (Updates): Here's what latest on Class 10th, 12th board examinations
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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scheduled to conduct CBSE Board examinations in February-March 2021. Board has pitched to conduct practical examinations for class 10 and 12 in February, followed by theory examinations with reduced syllabus, as the Education minister hints-out. Ahead of the examination, Board would be facilitating the date sheet for practical and theory examinations 2020-21 at its official website cbse.nic.in.

Students appearing for the CBSE class 10 or 12 board examinations, have a look at latest announcements being made regarding the board exams 2021 by official sources.

Education Minister announces CBSE exam dates: CBSE Board exams in Practical/Internals to begin from 1st March 2021. Theory exams for Class 10th and 12th to begin from May 4, 2021 and to last on June 15, 2021.

Education Minister on Board Exams: Interacting online with the students and parents on December 10, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank assures the candidates that board and competitive exams including of NEET and JEE 2021 would be conducted on time. However, Minister didn't speak of the examination dates for which students desirously awaited during live webinar.

CBSE Exams with reduced Syllabus: The Union Minister informed the students that the CBSE has been working to hold the Board Exams in 2021 considering the many concerns, raised after Covid. CBSE has reduced the syllabus for Class 10 and 12 board exam 2021 by 30 per cent, the Union Minister said during live interaction.

The consultations are on with stakeholders to finalise the dates of CBSE exams for class 10 and 12, and the dates will be announced soon, Minister added.

Live Webinar on 17 December: Under the #EducationMinisterGoesLive, Minister to interact with teachers to hold discussions about the upcoming CBSE board exams for Class 10 and 12. The live webinar will be broadcasted at Twitter handle and Facebook page of Minister of Education, on December 17.

"Dear Teachers, I will be going #live on Dec 17 at 4 PM to talk to you all about the upcoming board exams. Please share your queries/concerns with me using #EducationMinisterGoesLive. I will be happy to address them all", Education Minister tweeted on Saturday.

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