CBSE Board Class 10, 12 Exam Date 2021 News Update: Amid mounting pressure over the Centre to postpone the CBSE Board exams scheduled for next month, the Education Ministry, after consultation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, decided to postponed class 12 exams. The ministry will review the situation on June 1 to decide fresh dates. However, the ministry has cancelled class 10 exams.
Earlier, sources in the Education Ministry had told The Indian Express that holding the examinations on time seems “difficult”, given the increase in fresh infections. CBSE’s offline examinations are scheduled to begin on May 4.
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Opposition leaders such as Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi have been appealing to the Centre to postpone board exams. Parents, child rights bodies, several state governments have also made similar appeals to the centre to reconsider the plan to conduct offline CBSE board exams next month.
Meanwhile, states like UP, Haryana have on April 15 postponed the class 12 board exams. Haryana board has like CBSE, cancelled class 10 exams.