CBSE Board Exam 2021: Calls to cancel Class 10 Class 12 board exams getting louder - Students DON'T MISS out on the latest updates here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Apr 14, 2021, 09:29 AM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2021: It is exam season and yet, there is nothing happening on that front. At the heart of the problem is to ensure the health of the students in the face of rampaging coronavirus. So, what will the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) do? Will they cancel the CBSE board exams 2021 or will they conduct the board exams for class 10 class 12 candidates as per schedule? Amidst the continuous surge in the number of COVID-19 cases all over the country, the conducting of the CBSE board exams has really been put under question. There have been suggestions from various quarters to cancel the CBSE board exams. Let's check the latest update on the CBSE board exams 2021:

 

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CBSE Board Exam 2021: Will the government rethink?

CBSE Board Exam 2021: Will the government rethink?

As per an Indian Express report, according to the sources holding the examinations on time seems “difficult”, given the increase in fresh infections. Though the government seems to be reconsidering the exam dates, the officers stated that it was too early to indicate any change in the CBSE board exam 2021 date sheet. Source: PTI

 

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CBSE Board Exam 2021: Alternatives

CBSE Board Exam 2021: Alternatives

Due to the spike in the number of coronavirus cases across the country, there have been requests from students and guardians to either cancel or postpone the board exams. Hashtags #CancelBoardExams2021 and #CancelBoards2021 have been trending on Twitter. Also, more than one lakh students of classes 10 and 12 have signed petitions urging the government to either cancel CBSE Board Exam 2021 scheduled to be held in May or conduct them in online mode. Source: PTI

 

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CBSE Board Exam 2021: Delhi Chief Minister request

CBSE Board Exam 2021: Delhi Chief Minister request

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged the centre to cancel the CBSE board exams in this adverse situation in the national capital. While addressing a press conference, Kejriwal stated, "Six lakh children in Delhi are going to write CBSE exams. Nearly one lakh teachers will be a part of it. These can become major hotspots leading to the large-scale spreading of Corona. Children's lives and health is very important to us. I request Centre to cancel CBSE exams." He also suggested online mode of examination or internal assessment can be used to promote the students as alternatives. Source: PTI

 

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CBSE Board Exam 2021: Date sheet

CBSE Board Exam 2021: Date sheet

The CBSE board exams for class 10 class 12 candidates are scheduled to commence from May 4, 2021 and will continue till June 14, 2021. Source: PTI