The pending board exams of CBSE Class 10th and Class 12th are cancelled now. Class 12th students have option of re-test.
With the rising graph of COVID-19, the Central Board of Secondary Education has come up with the decision that the pending exams of CBSE Board 2020 for remaining 29 subjects will not be held as scheduled in July. On Thursday (25th June 2020), CBSE informed the Supreme Court that the exams scheduled from 01st to 15th July 2020 stands deferred, due to Covid-19. Students will be promoted based on their performance in the last 3 school exams.
Also, students have an option to improve their performance. If they are not satisfied with the results based on this system, they can appear for the exam whenever it is scheduled later. However, Class 10th students of CBSE will not have the second option to appear for them.
CBSE Board 2020: Impact of Decision
The announcement of the postponement of CBSE exams is also going to impact the admission process of all national entrance exams including JEE Main 2020 and NEET 2020 and central universities including Delhi University, JNU, and so on. Meanwhile, CISCE too will not conduct ICSE, ISC exams this year, as per the official updates.
Talking about the cancelled exams list, the list of the subjects are as follows - Business Studies, Geography, Hindi (Core), Hindi (Elective), Home Science, Sociology, Computer Science (Old), Computer Science (New), Information Practice (Old), Information Practice (New), Information Technology and Bio-Technology.
CBSE Board 2020: Announcement of Result
As per the CBSE, the results based on the marking scheme will be announced by 15th July online. So, with the help of these exam results students can seek admission to higher education institutions on time. The results will be made available at the official website of CBSE after 12 noon.
The Class 12 students will also be eligible to sit for the optional exams to improve their performance. The dates are not confirmed by the CBSE. However, if the student chooses the latter, the marks secured in the optional exams will be treated as final.