CBSE 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.
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 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-19pandemic 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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