The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to cancel the examinations of 10th and 12th class, was to be held from July 1 to 15. A petition was also filed in the Supreme Court for the cancellation of the examinations. At the same time, three states had also said that the cases of corona are increasing in the state due to which exams cannot be conducted yet. Giving information in the Supreme Court, the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that at present, CBSE has canceled the exams of class 10th and 12th. The examinations were to be held from 1 to 15 July. The students of class 12th will get the option to take the exam again when the situation becomes normal.
He also said that the students of class 12 will be evaluated on the basis of the previous three exams. Currently, isolation centers are running in many schools, due to which exams cannot be conducted. Apart from this, students will also be given the option to appear in the Improvement Examination to be held after a few months. If students want, they can improve their numbers by giving an improvement exam. The Supreme Court has asked Centre, CBSE to issue a new notification to clarify the details of the Class 12 board examinations.
Let us tell you that Delhi, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu had expressed the inability to conduct the exam. The CBSE board will issue a notification on Friday to give all the information related to the examinations. The board is expected to announce the result by the end of July. Last year, the results of the 12th examination were declared on May 2, while the results of the tenth examination came on May 6.
Let us tell you that CBSE examinations had already started before the lockdown in the country. But the exams were later postponed when the lockdown began. It was then decided that the remaining examinations would be conducted from July 1 to July 15. There are 29 exams to be conducted for 10th and 12th. Not only this, but the datasheet was also released by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank for these exams. However, in view of the ever-increasing cases of coronavirus, the Supreme Court has decided to cancel it.
Earlier, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had informed the bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar that the government and the board were well aware of the problems of the students and the officials would take a decision on the issue soon.