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CBSE to provide another chance to failed Class 9, 11 students

The CBSE-affiliated schools can conduct the examinations online/ offline and can decide promotions on the basis of this test.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 16, 2020 4:09:26 pm
CBSE Class 9, 11 exam dates The schools can conduct the examinations online/ offline and can decide promotion on the basis of this test. Representational image/ file

Taking note of the unprecedented situation, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to provide another chance to all failed students of class 9 and 11. The Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, through his tweet today, suggested that schools conduct online/ offline tests for classes 9 and 11. The minister also asked schools to provide adequate time to students for preparations of re-tests.

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The board’s circular strictly asked schools to re-conduct school-based tests for failed students. “Opportunity will be extended to students irrespective of whether their examinations have been completed and the results have been released or their exams have not been completed. This facility is to be extended irrespective of number of subjects and attempts,” the board’s release mentioned.

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The schools can conduct the examinations online/ offline and can decide promotions on the basis of this test. “This one-time opportunity is being extended only in current year in view of the unprecedented conditions of Covid-19. This benefit is a one time measure and will not be extended in future,” the board’s release mentioned.

Meanwhile, the board will conduct the remaining papers for Class 12 from July 1 to 15. The schedule will be available soon at the board’s website- cbse.nic.in.

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