CBSE Exams: Board Exams For Class 10 Cancelled, Class 12 Papers Postponed Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

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CBSE Class 10 board exams have been cancelled & Class 12 exams have been deferred. The move comes amid a nationwide Covid-19 surge that had led to demands by parents, students, politicians & various states for a government rethink. The big announcement affecting over 35 lakh students followed PM Narendra Modi's meeting on April 14 with the Education Minister & top officers. CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) exams for Class 12, which were to be held from May 4 to June 14, have been postponed, said Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. A decision will be taken on fresh dates on June 1, he said, adding that students will have at least 15 days' notice before the exams. On the Class 10 exams that were cancelled, the minister said the results would be prepared "on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board”. He added that students not satisfied with their marks would be given the chance to take the exams whenever they can be held. Watch the video to know more.

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