CICSE board to conduct class 10 exams from May 5, class 12 exams from April 9, Officials said today.
CISCE Board Exam 2021 Date Sheet: The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has announced the exam dates for ICSE, ISC Board exam 2021. According to the board, ISC or class 12 exam is scheduled to being on April 8 and ICSE or class 10 exam will be held from May 5. The ISC and ICSE exams will conclude on June 16 and June 7 respectively.
The results are expected to be announced in the month of July. “CICSE to communicate class 10 and class 12 exam results to heads of schools by July,” officials were quoted as saying by news agency PTI.
In order to clear the class 10 exam, students need to secure a minimum of 33 per cent marks in each subject while those in class 12 require at least 40 marks in each subject.
Earlier, the board had announced that ICSE, ISC Board Exam 2021 will be delayed. Generally, the board conducts class 10 and class 12 exams in the months of February and March. However, the exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Last year, the board had to cancel the board exams because of the COVID-19 pandemic and it evaluated students on the basis of internal assessments. CISCE had even informed the Supreme Court that students won’t be given the option of re-examination and will be evaluated solely on the basis of the internal assessment.
Meanwhile, PM Modi encouraged students who are preparing to appear for board examinations. In a bid to boost the confidence of students, PM Modi said, “Remember, you’ve to be a warrior and not a worrier.”
Asking students to not come under any pressure, the prime minister – in his Mann Ki Baat radio programme – said that students should think that they have to compete with themselves and not others.