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Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Board clarifies on remaining Class 10th and Class 12th Board exams. Board on Wednesday reiterated to conduct remaining Class 10th exams and Board Class 12th examinations after lockdown & added to intimate stakeholders 10 days before exams. In clarification notice CBSE Board added- ‘Recently there has been a lot of speculation regarding 10th CBSE Board exams. It is reiterated that the boards decision to take board exams for 29 subjects of class 10 and 12, stands the same as mentioned in circular dated 1.4.20’. In clarification notice Central Board of Secondary Education said that all stakeholders concerned will be intimated and adequate time of 10 days to be given to all before exams.
Earlier on Wednesday Union HRD Minister @DrRPNishank interacted with Education Ministers of states & Education Secretaries of UTs through video conference. In Video conference meeting along with Online Education infrastructure & possibilities, the issue of CBSE Board exams for Class 10th and 12th was raised.
Refuting the claims of Class 10th exam cancellation, CBSE Board reiterated to conduct remaining Class 10th exams after lockdown. In its clarification stance released on Wednesday, Board said 'To conduct of Class X exams several quarries are being received by the CBSE. In this context it is once again reiterated that the remaining examinations of Class 10th are as stated in press release of 1.04.2020, will be conducted by CBSE.'
It is also clarified by CBSE that adequate time of ten days will be given to all stakeholders before starting the examinations. Therefore there is no change in holding remaining examinations and the position continuous as per information given vide press release dates 1st April 2020. Refuting the earlier reports of exam cancellation, CBSE on Wednesday shown it’s stance through clarification notice.
Reports of Exam Cancellation- 'Baseless'- Earlier according to a report published in ToI it was reported that CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi has said, As the minor subjects of Class 10 Board exams were pending, it can be cancelled. Further, he informed that the students can be promoted to the next academic session on the basis of their internal assessment marks among other methods to judge the performance of students.
In the same row on Tuesday Delhi Deputy Chief Minister & Education Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia also expressed his views on Class 10th & 12th Board exams. In his tweet Sisodia said ‘it is not feasible to conduct CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams amid coronavirus lockdown. CBSE should promote students on internal exam marks basis, as similar to Class 9th & 11th.
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