The Central Board of Secondary Education is likely to inform Supreme Court about its decision on Pending Class 10th and 12th Exams.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce their decision on pending Class 10th and Class 12th board exams 2020 today. The authority is expected to inform the Supreme Court on Tuesday about its decision on conducting and organizing the pending 29 subject class 10 and 2 board exams, which were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The board last week said that it will “very shortly” take a decision on the remaining exams. Meanwhile, the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” has released the new CBSE date for class 10th and 12th pending exams on 18th May. As per the released datesheet, CBSE Board will conduct the exams from 01st to 15th July 2020. Right after the announcement, a group of parents demanded that the students be awarded marks based on an internal assessment or in line with marks allotted for practical exams.
However, it was decided by the board that the remaining CBSE exams will be held only for 29 main subjects that are required for promotion and crucial for university admissions. In addition, to ensure minimum travel for candidates, the board also said that the pending CBSE Board exams 2020 will be held in the students' schools by CBSE.
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As per the senior CBSE officer, “The decision will be informed to the court on Tuesday and an official notification will accordingly be issued as per directions of the top court”. The parents have said in the plea that students could be exposed to COVID-19 infection if they appear for exams amid an increase in the number of coronavirus cases.
Later after this, the Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia has written a letter to HRD ministry and requests them to cancel the CBSE Board 2020 schedule. After this, the Education Minister conducted another review meeting and discussed several issues related to education industry amidst the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister said that the Supreme Court has asked CBSE board about their decision on conducting the remaining Board exams.