CBSE class 10 promotion criteria, class 12 board exam dates and will ICSE Class 10, 12 exams be postponed?—All you need to know
CBSE, ICSE latest news: The central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday (April 14) decided to cancel CBSE class 10 exam 2021 and postpone CBSE class 12 exam 2021 in the view of spiraling Covid 19 cases.
CBSE, ICSE latest news: The central Board of Secondary Education on Wednesday (April 14) decided to cancel CBSE class 10 exam 2021 and postpone CBSE class 12 exam 2021 in the view of spiraling Covid 19 cases. The decision regarding the CBSE exams 2021 came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting to discuss about the same. As the Board announced this decision, it also left students with some questions. For CBSE class 10 students, they would want to know how they will be promoted and what evaluation criteria will be laid down by board to allot them marks. Similarly, CBSE class 12 board students must be curious about when their exams will be held, since it has only been postponed for now. Also, we will understand where does Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) stands as far as ICSE ICSE Class 10, Class 12 exams 2021 are concerned.
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How CBSE Class 10 students will be promoted?
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishan, who shared the information about cancellation and postponement of CBSE class 10, 12 exams 2021 also revealed the pattern that would be adopted to promote these students. Talking about CBSE Class 10 students' promotion criteria, the Union Education Minister said that they will be promoted based on internal assessment. Pokhriyal said CBSE class 10 students will be promoted on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by CBSE. "Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams," tweeted the education minister. Earlier, the CBSE had adopted similar pattern last year. Amid increasing cases of Covid 19 cases, the board had cancelled remaining exams in the middle of the exam schedule. Students who appeared for not more than two exams were marked on the average of the highest-scoring subject, and those who appeared for three or more than three were marked on the basis of the highest marks obtained in any three subjects. Their marks were also calculated based on the internal assessment and practicals.
CBSE class 12 exams 2021 new dates
As CBSE class 12 exam 2021 has been postponed, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said fresh dates will be announced after June 1, following a review of the Covid-19 situation. A notice of at least 15 days will be given to the students before the start of the examinations so that there is no inconvenience to the students, he had said on Wednesday. Earlier, CBSE Class 12 exams were scheduled to be held from May 4 to June 14.
Will ICSE class 10, class 12 exams be cancelled or postponed?
Well, as CBSE cancelled the board exams 2021, ICSE Class 10, Class 12 students are also expecting the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) to take similar decision. The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations reportedly is reviewing the COVID-19 situation and will soon take a decision on conducting ICSE class 10 and 12 board exams. "We are reviewing the situation and will soon take a decision in this regard," CICSE Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon told PTI.
It appears the CISCE class 10 and 12 board students will soon get the good news amid these difficlut times. CISCE class 10 exams are scheduled to begin from May 5 while class 12 exams have already begun from April 8.
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