No final decision on cancellation of pending CBSE board exams

Amidst the CBSE Class 12 students are awaiting new dates for the pending examinations, a Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) official has categorically denied the possibility of cancelling those papers.

The Board had earlier postponed the pending examinations of both Class 10 and Class 12 students in March before the lockdown was announced in the first phase on March 24. After that, on April 1, the Board had released more details on pending CBSE annual examinations.

The CBSE will be conducting only important papers of Class 12 students while no more examinations for this academic year will be conducted for Class 10 students except the rescheduled papers of northeast Delhi students. Same as, the Board will also not conduct the pending examinations for the students who are appearing from foreign countries. The CBSE cited logistical issues arising out of the spread of COVID-19 to support its decision.

The discussions are still going on regarding the make decision on pending board examinations and a proper announcement on dates will be made only after analysing the situation after May 3,” said the Board official.

The CBSE will conduct board exams in North-East Delhi District for Class 10 subjects which include Hindi Course A, Hindi Course B, English Communication, English language and Literature, Science, and Social Science.

In case of class 12, exams would be held only for main subjects for whole of India. The main subjects for class 12 include Business Studies, Geography, Hindi (Elective), Hindi (Core), Home Science, Sociology, Computer Science, Information Practice, Information Technology, and Biotechnology.

For class 12 students who were affected by the law and order situation in North East Delhi District – English, Mathematics, Economics, Biology, Political Science, History, Physics, Accountancy, and Chemistry. Board exam dates would be notified by CBSE 10 days in advance.

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