CBSE cancels pending board exams for Class 10, 12 for now
As per the latest CBSE news, the Solicitor General has told the Supreme Court to cancel the pending CBSE board exams scheduled in July. The pending CBSE board exams for classes 10, 12 have been cancelled for now. It may be conducted when the Covid-19 situation improves.
CBSE has decided to cancel the CBSE class 10 exams completely, while the CBSE class 12 exams are now optional.
Delhi, Maharashtra and Odisha conveyed their inability to conduct the examinations following which the solicitor general told SC that the pending CBSE board exams for classes 10 and 12 scheduled between July 1 and July 15 were now cancelled.
CBSE class 12 exams optional
After a group of parents had approached the apex court for the cancellation of the CBSE exams due to the rising cases of Covid-19, Supreme Court gave the order to cancel the pending CBSE exams because of the safety issue that is going to be created.
CBSE asked for time till Thursday, June 25, to give a final decision, and now it has stated that the CBSE board exams will be entirely cancelled for class 10 students but that class 12 students could appear for the CBSE board exam in an optional manner.
CBSE board exam 2020 results to be declared soon
At the Supreme Court hearing, the petitioner stated that since majority of the papers had already been conducted and only one or two papers were left, the CBSE board exams results 2020 should be declared as soon as possible.
A CBSE notification will be released by tomorrow with the details on the internal assessment scheme and a timeline for the whole process to declare the CBSE board exam 2020 results.
The CBSE class 10 board exam results are expected by July 15 now. Students will be assessed only on the basis of internal assessment marks.
ICSE exams cancelled
Even though ICSE had made appearing for the ICSE 12th exams optional for students across India, that option has now been scrapped.
The internal assessment system will be followed to declare the ICSE board exam results for classes 10 and 12. No option is now available for students to appear for the bord exams.