Cancelling the grade X board exams, CBSE, on April 14 postponed class XII examinations. After a meeting with PM Narendra Modi, the education ministry stated that class X students will be promoted based on the objective criteria, yet to be decided. Ministry also provisioned an extra opportunity for students to later sit for exam if dissatisfied. The officials will announce Class XII exam dates after reviewing the COVID conditions.
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The Maharashtra government has postponed the grade X and XII Maharashtra state board examinations to May and June, 2021 respectively. Citing fresh surge in the COVID-19 cases, the state’s education minister Varsha Gaikwad in a video message said, "We will ask the other boards to follow decision that the state board has taken." The board exams for HSC and SSC were earlier scheduled to start from April 23 and 29.
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CBSE and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) board have confirmed to conduct board examination through conventional method. However, the officials have assured to increase examination centres by 40-50%, and take necessary COVID-19 measures. The response came after the students protested over twitter using '#cancelboardexams2021' and filled virtual petitions. Earlier, CBSE had permitted students to … read-more
Amid increasing COVID-19 cases, grade 10 and 12 students including their parents and teachers have urged the government to cancel/ postpone board exams. Uniting on Twitter, students are using #cancelboardexams2021 in-order to show discontentment against CBSE. However, CBSE has not changed its stand asserting to conduct exams as per schedule, starting May 4. Moreover, the students will be given an another second chance to improve their… read-more
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The Maharashtra Education Department (MED) is considering whether the exams of HSC and SSC must be postponed by a few weeks, citing the sudden surge of covid-19 cases in the state. Though they haven't made a final decision yet, however, students and teachers are urging the government to conduct the exams in May for the safety of the students. A decision is expected to be made by April 9.
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The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will let students undertaking board exams enhance scores in one subject through compartment exams now programmed immediately after the main exams. Reportedly, the final results based on the best of two marks will arrive on combined mark sheets. However, students wishing to reappear for two-plus subjects will have to sit with the subsequent batch next year. Notably, CBSE's revised rules are in… read-more
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Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal apprised that the CBSE may modify the learning and assessment ecosystem for students undertaking Board examinations. The assessments will be more skill-oriented and the learning environment will mostly be based on holistic experiments. Meanwhile, board examination would evaluate the conceptual knowledge and its real-life application. Reportedly, CBSE has already taken few initiatives by incorporating… read-more
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has released a revised date sheet for the upcoming board examinations for grades 10 and 12. The science and maths exams for class 10 have been postponed to May 21 and June 2. While the physics exam for grade 12 will now transpire on June 8, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics papers will befall on May 31. Moreover, the Geography exam will be held on June 3.
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The fourth edition of PM Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' will go global this year and include international students. This year's event will be conducted virtually due to the pandemic and students can send their questions on ‘MyGov’ platform till March 14. Interestingly, apart from students, teachers and parents can also participate in the 2021 season. In this regard, PM Modi tweeted, “It’ll be a fun filled discussion on an otherwise… read-more
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) released the board exam date sheets for classes 10, 12 on February 2. Reportedly, the exams shall begin on May 4 and would end by June 10. This is the first time when the Class 12 examination would be conducted in two shifts - 10:30 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Moreover, CBSE has released the full schedule on their website.
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