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JEE Main, NEET, CBSE Exams 2021 Updates: Class 10, 12 students dissatisfied with result can appear for physical exams in August: Pokhriyal

JEE Main, NEET, CBSE Exams 2021 News Updates: Ramesh Pokhriyal will talk to the students regarding their queries about the CBSE marking schemes and other concerns related to these exams. 

By: Education Desk | New Delhi I |
Updated: June 26, 2021 10:24:46 am
Ramesh Pokhriyal, education news, IIT news, iit gandhinagar news, education newsDecision on conducting NEET, JEE, and other entrance examinations is pending. (File Photo)

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday said that the students who are not satisfied with their Class 10, 12 results can appear for offline exams in August. Pokhriyal took to Twitter to make this announcement while addressing the concerns related to the CBSE and various entrance exams. 

“I am constantly receiving a lot of your messages and information. Some of your apprehensions have also been expressed in the messages you have. If you have any other query related to CBSE exams then you can send me on Twitter, Facebook or also by mail,” the minister tweeted on Thursday.

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The Central Board of Secondary Education recently announced the marking scheme for the evaluation of Class 12 students after the board exams were cancelled on June 1. As per the finalised marking scheme, students will be assessed based on their marks in Class 10, 11 and 12.

Whereas, a decision on conducting NEET, JEE, and other entrance examinations is still pending. Pokhriyal will talk to the students regarding their queries about the CBSE marking schemes and other concerns related to these exams. 

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16:12 (IST)25 Jun 2021
Class 10, 12 students can take exams in August: Pokhriyal

As CBSE had earlier said that students who will not be satisfied with the marks awarded as per the alternative marking scheme will be able to appear for exams at a later point when the situation becomes conducive. Education Minister during his live address said, "Students who wish to appear for exams will be able to do so in August." 

16:08 (IST)25 Jun 2021
Students' safety and health is our concern: Pokhriyal

The Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' during his live session said that students' health is the most important concern for the government. "Class 10, 12 students will be evaluated based on an objective scheme and will benefit students. Students who will not be satisfied with the result will be given a chance to appear for exams," he said. 

15:59 (IST)25 Jun 2021
Education Minister to release a message for students at 4 pm

The Education Minister has tweeted from his official Twitter handle that he will be delivering an important message for students during his live session at 4 pm. 

15:16 (IST)25 Jun 2021
Students share concerns on Twitter, Facebook

“I am constantly receiving a lot of your messages and information. Some of your apprehensions have also been expressed in the messages you have. If you have any other query related to CBSE exams then you can send me on Twitter, Facebook or also by mail,” Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' tweeted. 

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13:48 (IST)25 Jun 2021
Education Minister to address students' concerns today

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will interact with the students through social media to address the concerns related to the CBSE and various entrance exams. The interactive session will begin at 4 pm

entrance exams, CBSE exams, NEET Students waiting for a decision on NEET, JEE, and other entrance exams. (Representational image)

The evaluation strategy announced by CBSE for Class 12 students will have a total of three parts – Class 10 component (30%) based on best 3 performing subjects in Board exams, Class 11 component (30%) will be based on the final exam and Class 12 component (40%) based on unit test/mid-term/Pre-board. Students will raise their concerns regarding the policy and other exams with the education minister.

 

 

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