CBSE, ICSE Class 12, Class 10 exam, JEE, NEET Latest Updates: The upcoming CBSE and ICSE Class XII and Class X exams have been cancelled by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and ICSE Board respectively.
CBSE, ICSE Class 12, Class 10 exam, JEE, NEET Latest Updates: The upcoming CBSE and ICSE Class XII and Class X exams have been cancelled by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and ICSE Board respectively. The CBSE told Supreme Court today that the Class XII students can opt for exams to be conducted later.
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Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed Supreme Court today that the CBSE has decided to cancel 10th and 12th exams scheduled for July 1 to 15. He said that as soon as conditions will be conducive, we could conduct the CBSE class 12 examinations for students who opt for it. The Solicitor general also informed the apex court that a scheme has been formulated for assessment of class XII students on the basis of last exams.
ICSE Class 10, Class 12 exams cancelled
ICSE board will also cancel class 10 and 12 board exams. However, ICSE doesn’t agree to give option to students to write exam later, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informs Supreme Court, ANI reported.
Earlier, on Tuesday, the government had informed the Supreme Court that the decision in this regard would be taken on Wednesday. The Central government and the CBSE had informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that an expert body was in the process of making a final decision on the remaining Class XII Board exams. They had said that the decision on whether to scrap the exams or not will be hopefully taken on Wednesday.
The remaining CBSE 12th papers were scheduled to take place from July 1-15. However, in the wake of the rising number of Coronavirus cases across the country, parents and students were not in favour of the exams. The total number of Coronavirus cases in the country has jumped over 4.6 lakh until today.
During the hearing on the petition filed by parents on the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had said that the government and the board were aware of the anxiety of students. And the authorities concerned would take a decision on the issue very soon.
In an official notification on May 18, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had announced the date sheet for remaining exams of Class XII. The apex court bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar had also said that the expert body was in the process of taking a final decision on CBSE exams “very shortly and hopefully by tomorrow (June 24). The top court then deferred the hearing in the matter to June 25 at 2 pm. The Supreme Court on Tuesday also heard a separate petition regarding the Indian School Certificate Examinations (ICSE) amid the pandemic and posted the matter for hearing on June 25.