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CBSE board exams: PM Modi urges students to appear for exams in ‘stress-free manner’

CBSE class 10, 12 Board exams 2020: PM Modi urged students to appear for the exams in a "happy and stress-free manner".

By: Education Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: February 15, 2020 5:59:28 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PM Modi, Modi tweet, HRD ministry, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, cbse board exams 2020, education news Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the interaction program ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020’, at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)

CBSE Board exams 2020: With the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) starting the annual class 10 and class 12 examinations from today, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent his wishes to ‘exam warriors’ through a tweet.

The Prime Minister, who had earlier released a book called ‘exam warrior’ to help students and parents de-stress and remain cool during the board exams, wrote, “I urge my young friends to appear for the exams in a happy and stress-free manner.”

Over 30.96 lakh students have registered to appear for CBSE board exams this year, of which 18,89,878 candidates will be appearing for class 10 and 12,06,893 students for class 12 exams.

Meanwhile, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhiryal Nishank has also been tweeting tips based on PM’s book and advice to score one’s best potential in board exams.

The latest in the series being –

PM also holds annual interactions with students called ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ (discussion over exams). Encouraging students not be afraid of failures he had said, ,”When ISRO launched the moon mission, I was told not to go for Chandrayaan-2’s landing as there was no guarntee of success. When I went to attend the launch, I was restless about the failure of the Chandrayaan 2, so I met the scientists to motivate them the next morning.’ He further added, ‘Motivation, demotivation are very common. Everyone goes through these feelings. But remember that every failure is a step towards success.’

This year, CBSE has made several changes in the Board exams from introducing two level mathematics examination to giving more international choice and introducing objective type questions. Check the list of changes here

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