CBSE Class 10, Class 12 board exam dates: The board exams for class 10th and 12th were earlier postponed in view of the national lockdown following the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has deferred its earlier notice, and will now announce the date sheet for the pending board exams of class 10th and 12th by Monday, May 18, Union Human Resources Development Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said in a tweet.
The minister in his tweet said that the deferment was done because CBSE was also considering some additional technical aspects before announcing the final datesheets for the board exams of classses 10th and 12th. Hence, the further delay in the announcement of the datesheets, he added. The CBSE class 10 and class 12 exam dates will now be released by Monday, he further shared.
#CBSE is taking into consideration some additional technical aspects before finalizing the datesheets of the board exams of classses 10th and 12th, due to which, the datesheets will now be released by Monday i.e. 18-05-2020. Inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted.
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) May 16, 2020
Earlier, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) looked set to announce the date sheet for the pending board exams of class 10th and 12th by Saturday, 5 pm, Union HRD Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had said.
“Attention Students! Releasing the date sheet for #CBSE Board Examinations for Class 10th and 12th today at 5.00 pm. Stay tuned for more details,” Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had said in an earlier tweet.
The board exams for class 10th and 12th were earlier postponed in view of the national lockdown following the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The Central board will hold the class 10th exams only for the students of north-east Delhi.
The board exams for class 10th to be held in six languages- Hindi Course A, Hindi Course B, English Communication, English Language and Literature, Science, and Social Science.
Earlier on May 09, 2020, the HRD Minister had said that the evaluation of the answer sheets for Class 10, 12 board exams will be done by teachers at their homes. The Union Minister further added that around 3,000 schools also have been identified as exam centres to deliver the answer sheets to the teachers.
The results for the class 12th board exam is most likely to be announced by the August-end.
On the other hand, the students of class 9th and 11th will get another opportunity to appear in school-based test so that they can improve their performance. Last month, in a meeting, the CBSE had decided to promote all the students up to class 8, irrespective of their performance in the exams.