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Class 12 Board Exams 2021 Updates: CBSE to finalise evaluation policy by June 15

CBSE Board Class 12 Exam 2021 News Updates: NIOS cancels Class 12 exams. Other states like Odisha, Karnataka and Maharashtra have also scrapped the Class 12 board exams.

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 5, 2021 10:33:33 am
Class 12 Board Exams 2021, jee main news, neet news, class 12 exams 2021CBSE has also permitted the schools to conduct the practicals and other assessments of students in online mode only. (Representational image)

Class 12 Board Exams 2021 News Updates: After CBSE, CISCE, NIOS on Friday cancelled Class 12 board exams. Many states like Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra scrapped the class 12 board exams on Thursday. The union government announced the cancellation of the CBSE and CISCE class 12 exams on June 1. Following the Centre’s decision, more states called off their board exams, a few others said they will take a call soon.

Read | Karnataka II PUC exams cancelled, govt to conduct MCQ only papers for SSLC students

Rajasthan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have also cancelled the Class 12 state board exams. Others including Assam, Telangana and Punjab are yet to announce the final decision. A final decision on West Bengal, Jharkhand state board exams in also awaited.

The CBSE on Friday constituted a committee to decide well-defined objective criteria for the evaluation of Class 12 students. The committee will submit its report within 10 days.

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Class 12 board exams Updates: States to soon announce final decision on Class 12 boards

18:21 (IST)04 Jun 2021
NIOS cancels Class 12 examination


18:03 (IST)04 Jun 2021
CBSE to announce Class 12 evaluation strategy by June 15

As per the report by ANI, CBSE on Friday constituted a committee to decide well-defined objective criteria for the evaluation of Class 12 students. The committee will submit its report within 10 days. 

15:05 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Class 10 exams to be conducted from June 21, while Class 12 from July 1: Chhattisgarh State Open School

Students of class 10 will be able to collect their question papers and answer sheets from June 21 to June 25. They will have to submit them between June 26-30. Class 12 students will be able to collect the required question papers and answer sheets from July 1-7 and can submit them from July 6-10. The exam schedule is applied to students appearing for both main and improvement exams.  

15:02 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Chhattisgarh State Open School releases datesheet for Class 10, 12 exams

The Chhattisgarh State Open School has released the datasheet for higher secondary (Class 10) and high school (Class 10) board exams. Students will be able to collect question papers and answer sheet from the designated exam centres. Students will have to submit the answer sheets within 5 days of receiving them. The exams will begin on June 21 and conclude on July 5. 

14:32 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Students' lives more important than exams: Odisha CM

After CBSE, CISCE and several state boards, the Odisha CHSE Board Class 12 exams have been cancelled, in the wake of the prevailing pandemic. Students' lives more important than any exam," says CM Naveen Patnaik. 

13:15 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Few states are yet to make a decision on board exams

Following the Centre’s decision, more states called off their board exams, a few others said they will take a call soon. Rajasthan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttarakhand have also cancelled the Class 12 board exams. Haryana and Jharkhand too have scrapped Class 12 exams this week. States including Punjab, Assam, Odisha and Tamil Nadu are yet to announce their final take on Class 12 board exams. Read more. 

11:37 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Schedule for Karnataka SSLC to be announced 15 days prior to exams

The fresh dates of the SSLC exams and the timetable will be announced 20 days before the examination will be held, said Kumar adding that the students who are not able to appear for exams due to COVID-19 and in other states will be examined at a later date, Kumar said. For SSLC exams, over 8.75 lakh students will take exams in over 6000 centers across the state and the number of exam centers is doubled from last year to ensure social distancing. Only vaccinated teachers will be invigilators for the SSLC examination. 

11:29 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Karnataka SSLC likely to be held in July

SSLC-10th exams will be held for two days. The first paper is Science, Maths, Social Science will be clubbed in one paper and the Second paper is Languages. SSLC examination is likely to be scheduled for the third week of July.  No one will be marked as failed in this exam, Education Minister Suresh Kumar informed.

11:27 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Karnataka to conduct Class 10 (SSLC) exams

The Karnataka government has decided on Friday to cancel the II PUC exam, however, the government will go ahead with class 10-SSLC  exams with only multiple-choice type questions (MCQs). This makes Karnataka the only state to go forward with the decision to hold state board examinations for Class 10 (SSLC). 

11:20 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Karnataka PUC II exam cancelled by the state government
10:59 (IST)04 Jun 2021
UP Board to evaluate Class 10 students based on average marks

For the promotion of UP Board Class 10 students, an average of marks scored in Class 9 and Class 10 pre-board exams will be calculated. The result will be mentioned as the final score in the marksheet. If the student has not appeared for the pre-board or Class 9 exam, then we will give a general promotion for now. Next year, the student will have an option to appear for the exams to improve their marks

10:57 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Students' health is priority: Yogi Adityanath

In a tweet in Hindi, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Thursday, “In the present circumstances amid the Covid pandemic, the safety of children’s health is our priority. Taking inspiration from the Prime Minister, the UP government has decided not to hold Class 10 and 12 board examinations.”

10:51 (IST)04 Jun 2021
UP Board releases Class 12 evaluation criteria

Following CBSE’s decision to scrap its Class 12 exams this year amid the second wave of the Covid pandemic, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday cancelled the Class 12 (intermediate) examination of its state board. The students will be promoted on the basis of their average marks scored in previous exams, the government said. Read more. 

10:45 (IST)04 Jun 2021
Maharashtra HSC cancelled after SDMA approval

The Maharashtra government on Thursday made a formal announcement following a go-ahead from the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA). The SDMA, which is headed by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, gave the final approval to the proposal submitted by the state school education department on Wednesday. Read more. 

20:00 (IST)03 Jun 2021
Maharashtra HSC exams 2021 cancelled

The state board examinations for Classes 10 and 12 in Maharashtra have been cancelled this year in view of the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, minister Vijay Wadettiwar announced on Thursday. Relief and rehabilitation minister Wadettiwar said, "The state board exams of Classes 12 and 10 are cancelled. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had already indicated about it in his earlier address to the state. A (formal) decision was taken today." 

17:16 (IST)03 Jun 2021
Narendra Modi interacts with Class 12 students
16:16 (IST)03 Jun 2021
PM Modi discusses CBSE students' issues and concerns

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a surprise move joined a session with CBSE students organized by the Education Ministry today. As per the reports by the ANI news agency, he also interacted with the parents of the students during the meet and had a chat with them on the issues and concerns of students and their parents.

16:04 (IST)03 Jun 2021
Decision on Assam class 12 exams after CBSE comes out with modalities: Assam CM

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said a decision on holding the class 12 exams in the state will be taken after the CBSE announces modalities for marking the students. "We welcome the decision. We will wait till the CBSE announces the modalities for marking the students. We will have to take a practical decision as a guardian and take into consideration the students who aspire to pursue medical or engineering courses and what will be the admission criteria for them, he said. PTI. 

15:37 (IST)03 Jun 2021
Mizoram Board releases HSLC result

Mizoram Board of School Education (MBSE) today announced the result of the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) 2021. The candidates can check the results through the official website of MBSE at mbse.edu.in. The MBSE HSLC or Class 10 theory exams were conducted from April 1-20. Read more

15:36 (IST)03 Jun 2021
CBSE Class 12 students can opt for re-exam: CBSE

CBSE evaluation criteria for Class 12 are under consideration and it would take upto 2 weeks. Experts would look at all the possibilities and make a decision. If students would not satisfied with the evaluation process then an option of re-exam is available for them after COVID: CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi

cbse, rbse, maharashtra board, mpbse, mp board exam The Central government announced the cancellation of CBSE Class 12 board exams on June 1. Express Photo by Gajendra Yadav/ representational image

The “cancelboardexams” hashtag had been trending on Twitter for a fortnight and gave way to the “boardexamscancelled” chorus within minutes of the announcement. The government on Tuesday decided to cancel the CBSE Class 12 board exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the decision has been taken in the interest of students and the anxiety among students, parents, and teachers must be put to an end.

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