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CBSE Board Class 10, Class 12 Exam Date Sheet 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: The CBSE exam will be held between May 4 and June 10, datesheet will be released soon.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 2, 2021 2:27:19 pm
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CBSE Board Class 10, Class 12 Exam Date Sheet 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced the dates of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) classes 10 and 12 exams. The CBSE exam will be held from May 4 to June 10. The datesheet however, is not released today.

Last week, the minister tweeted, “I will announce the date of commencement for CBSE board exams 2021 on December 31.” Pokhriyal earlier said that the board exam will be held after February.

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The exam will have 33 per cent internal choice as well and 30 per cent of the syllabus has been reduced. The minister also said that there could be an alternative to practical exams owing to the pandemic. The exam will be held in the offline written mode, as usual.

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There have been appeal from states, students, parents and teachers to conduct the exams later than usual to give students time for some offline interaction with their teachers in school before appearing for the exams. The Delhi government had appealed to conduct the test in May.

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CBSE Board Class 10, Class 12 Exam Date Sheet 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: Here is the schedule

21:18 (IST)01 Jan 2021
Board exams announcement a "big relief"

The government’s announcement of CBSE board exams timing has come as a “big relief” to students and teachers amid the COVID-19-induced disruptions and the delayed schedule will give them enough time to prepare, according to school principals, reports PTI

11:56 (IST)01 Jan 2021
West Bengal Madhyamik, Uccha Madhyamik schedule

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) and West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) have released the exam dates for the madhyamik and uchha madhyamik pariksha or secondary examination 2021, respectively for both regular and external exams.

The madhyamik exam will be held from June 1 (11:45 am to 3 pm), while for uchha madhyamik, the exam will be held on June 15 (10 am to 1:15 pm), as per the official notice. During the exam, 15 minutes will be given to students exclusively to read the question papers. Read more

09:56 (IST)01 Jan 2021
Why CBSE to conduct board exams in May?

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct board examinations for Classes 10 and 12 from May 4 to June 10. In a notification issued Thursday, it mentioned, "“As the situation due to COVID-19 pandemic by faced by students/teachers, and schools is unprecedented, CBSE in order to ensure a conducive environment to the students for the exams and based on the feedbacks and consultations with diverse stakeholders, has decided the following and accordingly notified that the board examination for class 10 and 12 will commence from May 4, 2021 (Tuesday)."

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19:35 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Schools to conduct practical exams from March 1

“Schools will be allowed to conduct Practical/ Project/ Internal Assessment of class12 from March 1, 2021 (Monday) to the last date of conduct of theory examination of the same class,” CBSE notification read. The same is also applicable for class 10 practical exams.

18:45 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE to announce board exam result by July 15

The CBSE will conduct class 10, 12 exams from May 4 to June 10. The result will be announced by July 15, Nishank said. 

18:33 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE exams will end in June

CBSE said that the situation due to COVID-19 being faced by the students/ teachers and schools is unprecedented. Therefore, "in order to ensure a conducive environment to the students for the exams and based on the feedback and consultations with 'diverse stakeholders", the board has decided to conduct the exams between May and June.

18:18 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE to release datesheet soon

The datesheet will be issued soon by the CBSE. The delay in exam schedule comes after several parents requested on the social media platform of the education minister.

18:17 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Practical exams for CBSE class 12 in March

As per CBSE, the schools will be allowed to conduct practical/ Internal assesment/Project of class 12 from March 1, 2021

18:08 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE Class 10, 12 exam dates announced

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has announced the dates of CBSE class 10, 12 exams. The CBSE exam will be held from May 4 to June 10. The result will be announced by July 15 

17:59 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Nishank to announce Class 10, 12 exam dates at 6 pm

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will announce the dates of Class 10, 12 exams at 6 pm. 

17:53 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Most schools tend to hold pre-boards online even as CBSE board exams to be held offline

Even as boards are being held offline, schools are being forced to hold pre-boards online because of a lack of willingness from parents to send kids to school. Lack of infrastructure and privacy issues have also created problems in ensuring surveillance while students attempt the exams from home. At the moment, the key concerns of most schools are that students have little practice of writing in an exam-like situation and that there is no anti-cheating mechanism in place.

17:38 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Delhi govt asks CBSE to conduct exams in May

The Delhi government—which runs government schools affiliated to the CBSE instead of a state board—had appealed to the Central government that the board exams not be conducted before May 2021 to give students “reasonable time to study in schools”. 

17:13 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE board exams to be held in reduced syllabus

The CBSE board exams will be held on a reduced syllabus. 30% of the total syllabus has been cut and some states have also announced a similar move while others are expected to do the same. There will also be 33% internal choices in the exam, Pokhriyal said in his earlier webinar.

16:48 (IST)31 Dec 2020
CBSE exams to be held in pen-and-paper mode

CBSE earlier announced that the board exam this year will be held in offline, pen and paper mode as usual. Just like the 2020 academic session, 2021 board exams too will be held amid strict precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Wearing masks will be a must and social distancing will be maintained.

16:34 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Exams to be held after February

Pokhriyal in his last interaction had said that exams can be held anytime after February. Even as there has been a huge demand on Twitter to hold the boards in May, the exams are not expected to be delayed beyond a couple of months.

16:15 (IST)31 Dec 2020
Nishank to announce CBSE Class 10, 12 exam dates today

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal will announce the dates of CBSE class 10 and class 12 board exams today. Nishank in his tweet mentioned, "I will announce the date of commencement for #CBSE board exams 2021 today at 6 pm." 

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CBSE board exam dates 2021 HIGHLIGHTS: From his webinar with students earlier, Nishank announced the dates of the JEE Main which will be held in multiple slots from the next year. The CBSE exams are expected to be held post February.