CBSE Board class 12 Exams 2021: Education Minister may take call on cancellation today – check details here

​CBSE Board class 12 Exams 2021: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is likely to take a call on the cancellation of the CBSE Class 12 Board exams issue today (May 17, 2021) amid the demands made by students on cancelling the same. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | May 17, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

CBSE Board class 12 Exams 2021: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is likely to take a call on the cancellation of the CBSE Class 12 Board exams issue today (May 17, 2021) amid the demands made by students on cancelling the same. 

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Education Minister to hold virtual meeting today

Education Minister to hold virtual meeting today

The Education Minister is set to hold a crucial meet with State Education Secretaries at 11:00 am, according to his latest tweet. "The objective of the meeting is to review the COVID-19 situation, online education, and work around New Education Policy (NEP)," Pokhriyal said on Sunday. 

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CBSE had cancelled the Class 10 exams

CBSE had cancelled the Class 10 exams

The Education Ministry, earlier on April 14, had already cancelled the Class 10 CBSE board exam and had postponed the CBSE board exam of Class 12 due to the Covid-19 situation in the country. The 12 board exams were scheduled to begin from May 4, 2021 onwards.  

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Class 12 exams had postponed

Class 12 exams had postponed

The Education Ministry had said, "To conduct the Board Exams for Class XII, the situation will be reviewed on June 1 by the Board, and details will be shared subsequently. A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the examinations.” 

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Students stir to cancel Class 12 exams

Students stir to cancel Class 12 exams

Lakhs of students and their families are demanding that CBSE Class 12 Board exams be cancelled in view of the current coronavirus situation in India and have started an online campaign #SaveBoardStudents on Twitter. 

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