CBSE exam dates 2021: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct board examinations for Classes 10 and 12 from May 4 to June 10, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced Thursday. The results are expected around July 15.
“I had announced earlier that there will be no exams till February due to the unpredictable situation… In the current circumstances, after deliberations, we have come to the decision that board exams for classes 10 and 12 will be held from May 4 to June 10,” Pokhriyal announced through a live video on his Twitter account.
“We want to get the copies evaluated on time and also have the results declared on time. Results should be declared by July 15. Practical exams will begin from March 1,” he said.
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In an earlier interaction with teachers, Pokhriyal had said exams would not be held in January-February. Citing the digital divide, he had also ruled out the possibility of holding the examinations online.
The CBSE also issued a notification Thursday regarding the examinations.
“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),” said the notification signed by Controller of Examinations Sanyam Bhardwaj.
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“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,” it said. The same is also applicable for the class 10 practical exams.
The CBSE, in its notification, said the date sheets of “both class 10 and 12 will be issued soon”.
“CBSE will also inform all the stakeholders about information related to examination from time to time. Information will be made available on CBSE website. Information available on any other platform including social media should not be treated as correct, if not available on Boards’ website,” it said.
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