CBSE Class 12th Board Exam Cancelled

CBSE Class 12th Board Exam Cancelled

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a high level meeting on the Class 12th board exam which was attended by senior union ministers decided to cancel the class 12th exams this year amid Covid-19 scare.

As per reports, results will be made as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.

“Decision on Class 12th Board Exams has been taken in the interest of students. The Health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect”: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Further details awaited.

In the high level meeting, it was also decided that like last year, in case some students desire to take the exams, such an option would be provided to them by CBSE, as and when the situation becomes conducive.

Decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students: PM Modi

The Prime Minister said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students.

It was also decided that CBSE will take steps to compile the results of class XII students as per a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Javadekar and other key union ministers virtually attends meeting with PM Modi

The crucial meeting being conducted virtually on class 12 board exams is being attended by key union ministers as well as cabinet secretary, secretary of higher education, secretary of school education and other key stakeholders.

Kejriwal, Priyanka Gandhi urge Centre to scrap Class 12 board exams

While Prime Minister is holding a cruicial meeting on class 12 board exams, the opposition leaders are requesting the centre to cancel class 12 board exams. Delhi CM Kejriwal tweeted stating that vaccination is primary necessity for students right now. Whereas Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Monday, wrote a letter to Pokhriyal requesting not to hold exams amid the pandemic.

PM Modi conducts important meeting with union ministers on Class 12 board exams via video conferencing

The high-profile meeting is chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman are also part of the meeting among others.

PM Modi to chair high level meeting on class 12 boards at 5:30 pm today

PM will be briefed on all possible options that have emerged following an extensive discussions on Class 12 boards

in the meeting on Class 12 board exams, PM Modi will be briefed on all possible options that have emerged following an extensive discussions with all states and other stakeholders. The Ministry of Education had recently sought detailed suggestions from the states and union territories till on the proposals discussed in a high-level meeting held on the issue.

Kejriwal urges Centre to cancel Class 12 board exams, suggests evaluation based on past performance

In his tweet, Kejriwal stated that students and parents are worried. They do not want examinations without getting vaccinated. He urged the Central government to cancel Class 12 board exams and evaluate students based on their past performance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair important meeting on class 12 board exams in evening

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an important meeting regarding Class 12 Board exams, likely after 5:30 pm today. He will be briefed on all possible options discussed with all states and UTs.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokriyal admitted to AIIMS due to post-Covid complications

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” was admitted to the AIIMS on Tuesday morning due to post-Covid complications. He had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 21.

NSUI demands age relaxation, extra attempts, vaccination for students appearing in competitive exams

The NSUI on Monday demanded for age relaxation and extra attempts for students appearing in competitive exams in wake of the unforeseen delays in examination schedules due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The candidates going to appear in exams like UPSC, CA, NEET (UG & PG), JEE, SSC-CHSL, UGC NET, INCET should be vaccinated on priority basis as soon as possible,” it said.

RSS-affiliate suggests four options for conducting Class 12 board exams

Describing the board exams during the pandemic as a “big challenge” in front of the country’s education system, the RSS-affiliate, SSUN suggested four options for conducting exams. While three favoured offline exams with the physical presence of students, one was for online exams, though it did express reservations on it citing the digital divide in the country.

Exams should be conducted for class 12, options can be given to students: RSS-affiliate

An RSS-affiliated body on education on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to ensure that the Class 12 exams are held and suggested various options including changing the pattern to objective and allowing students to solve question papers at home or take exams of only 2-3 subjects.

Suggested several ways to hold assessment or open book exams from students at home: Priyanka Gandhi

The Congress leader has been pushing for not holding board exams for Class 12 and has suggested several ways to hold assessment or open book exams from students at home.
Priyanka Gandhi writes to Education Minister, advocates not holding Class 12 board exams

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday wrote to Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and advocated not holding Class 12 board exams amid the pandemic. She also shared the suggestions received from several students and parents who had interacted with her on the matter in the past few days.

Education Ministry unlikely to announce decision on Class 12 board exams today

The union government would first inform the Supreme Court of its decision on Class 12 exams and wait for the top court’s decision on the matter, Indian express has learned. On Monday, the SC adjourned the hearing on the plea seeking cancellation of class 12 exams till June 3.

Holding Class 12 exams is not feasible

‘Under these circumstances, the option of a physical board exam is completely out. Now the question is how to evaluate. In my opinion, one model could be evaluated along the lines of Class X students. The other model could be if we could consider shifting the entire process of evaluation to individual schools, based on an overall standard,’ said Ashok Pandey, Director of the Ahlcon Group of Schools.

Most teachers, students in Delhi want Class XII board exams cancelled: Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had consulted teachers, principals and students of Delhi schools regarding the possibility of conducting the Class XII board exams. He also took to social media to seek suggestions. The consensus that emerged from all meetings with these key stakeholders was that in the absence of vaccines to children, conducting any kind of examinations will only make our students and teachers more vulnerable to the virus,’ the Delhi government had said in a statement.

CISCE asks schools to collate Class 12 students’ marks in internal assessment

The CICSE board has asked its affiliated schools to submit an average of marks obtained by class 12 students in class 11 and during this session. While there is no clarity from the board whether the exercise hints at the possible cancellation of exams, schools have already started working to meet the June 7 deadline set by the board.

Duration of UP Board Class 12 exams reduced

UP board will follow the second option suggested by the CBSE in the high-level meeting with Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal and secretaries of other states/UTs. The UP board class 12 exams will be conducted in 1.5 hours exam duration instead of 3 hours.

The final decision on CBSE Class 12 exams will be taken by June 1. Representational photo.

The CBSE has already cancelled Class 10 Board exams and announced an alternative marking policy. There is a broad consensus among states about conducting class 12 Board exams and an “informed, collaborative” decision will be taken by June 1, the minister had said recently


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