3000 CBSE Schools to act as Evaluation Centres amid COVID-19

Home Ministry today granted permission for opening of 3000 CBSE affiliated schools as assessment centres across India to facilitate evaluation of answer sheets of CBSE Board exams. Union Minister for HRD Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ expressed his gratitude towards the  Ministry of  Home Affairs for giving the permission. He said that 3000 CBSE affiliated schools have been identified as assessment centers across India and special permission will be granted to these schools for the limited purpose of evaluation. All other schools to remain closed.

The memorandum also stated that the board shall ensure observation of National Directives for COVID-19 management.

Shri Nishank hoped that this will help us to quickly evaluate the 1.5 crore answer sheets. The results will be declared after the remaining board examinations have been conducted (scheduled between July 1 and 15, 2020).

Source: PIB

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