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ZeeBiz WebTeam | Mar 31, 2021, 07:22 AM IST

CBSE Board Exam 2021: Due to the recent rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country, there has been a rising anticipation among the class 10, class 12 board exam students regarding the consequences of a student failing to appear for the lab practical exams due to becoming COVID-19 positive.

 

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CBSE circular

CBSE circular

As per a CBSE circular,  if a student has been tested Corona positive then he or she need not worry about the lab practical exams. Exams for such students will be postponed and can be done either in April or even after written exams are over. Source: PTI

 

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Schools closed due to rising corona cases

Schools closed due to rising corona cases

Several schools in Kolkata have either started the class 12 board practicals or will start soon amid rising Covid cases as per a report by DNA. Three city schools have already closed down for about a week because of two students and a teacher being tested COVID-19 positive. Source: PTI

 

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COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 cases

At present, almost every day, a few are reporting sick and are unable to appear for their exams. Both the schools and the kids were concerned about their practical marks because the exams were progressing as per the schedule and they were being marked absent. Source: PTI

 

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Change of theory/practical exam centre

Change of theory/practical exam centre

Keeping in mind the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country, the CBSE has allowed the class 10 and class 12 board exam candidates to change their exam centres. Many class 10 class 12 students have moved to other cities along with their families and finding it difficult to attend the exams due to surge in the number of COVID-19 cases. Under this provision, the class 10 class 12 board exam candidates will be allowed to change their exam centre according to their preference. Source: PTI

 

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CBSE written exams

CBSE written exams

The CBSE written exams are scheduled to commence from May 4, 2021. Source: PTI