The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Monday said there will be no changes in the Class 12 board exams schedule for Tuesday due to the violence that broke out in Maujpur-Babarpur areas in the North East Delhi on Monday.
“It is informed that exams for Class XII in four vocational subjects will be held as per schedule in 18 centres in parts of West Delhi tomorrow (Tuesday). There are no centres in the northeast parts of Delhi for exams scheduled tomorrow (Tuesday),” the board official said.
# examtime: exams tomorrow only in western Delhi at 18 centres. No change in CBSE exams scheduled for tomorrow as there are no centres in rest of Delhi.
— CBSE HQ (@cbseindia29) February 24, 2020
The board has its Class 10 English examination scheduled for Wednesday, February 26, and according to the official, the decision on whether to postpone it or not will be taken as per the situation.
Meanwhile, all the school examinations in North East Delhi have been cancelled, Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet.
दिल्ली में हिंसा प्रभावित नोर्थईस्ट ज़िले में कल स्कूलों की गृह परीक्षाएँ नहीं होंगी और सभी सरकारी एवं प्राइवेट स्कूल बंद रहेंगे. बोर्ड परीक्षाओं के सम्बंध में मैंने HRD Minister @DrRPNishank जी से बात की है कि इस ज़िले में कल की बोर्ड परीक्षा भी स्थगित कर दी जाए.
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) February 24, 2020
Till now, five people — one head constable and four civilians — lost their lives in the clashes that broke out between the anti-CAA and pro-CAA protesters in North East Delhi.
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