Are you worried about the uncertainty over the Board Exams 2021?
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postponed or not.
Becoming the only country after the United States of America to cross the 200k+ mark in a day, the Indian government on Wednesday took some essential steps to ensure board examinees’ safety.
Amid the rising coronavirus and demands from several state heads, like an appeal from the Chief Minister of Delhi to defer the CBSE Board Exams 2021, PM Modi chaired a meeting regarding the same.
The meeting also included health officials and Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, which concluded with the postponement of CBSE 12th Board Exams 2021 and the cancellation of the 10th Boards.
According to the Education Ministry’s official statement, the CBSE Class 10th Board Exams 2021 that was supposed to get conducted from the first week of May till June have been cancelled.
And the Class 12th Board Exams 2021, previously scheduled from May till June, stand postponed because of the pandemic.
The Education Minister mentioned that the class 12th CBSE exams dates would get decided after examining the COVID situation on 1st June 2021.
Also, he assured that the students of CBSE Class 12th would be provided with the schedule, at least 15 days before the exams, to avoid any miscommunication.
As per the official notice on the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) website, the students of CBSE Class 10th Board Exams 2021 would be awarded marks using an Objective criterion as the parameter.
Though the marking policy has not yet been released by the CBSE Board, a video posted by the Education Minister on his Twitter handle hints at the possible options.
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, the CBSE 10th board examinees would get awarded marks based on the internal assessment and previously conducted practical examinations.
Furthermore, according to the Education Minister, he urges all the Education Ministers of different states to align with the Union Government’s decision and defer their respective State Board Exams 2021.
The decision of deferring the Board Exams 2021 for Class 12th CBSE and cancellation for the Class 10th came on 14/4/21, after the postponement of various state board exams 2021.
States that have postponed their State Board Exams 2021
Being the worst-hit state because of the second wave of coronavirus and undergoing several restrictions, State Board Exams of class 10th and 12th got postponed till May end.
On 12th April, after reviewing restrictions imposed in Maharashtra’s state and requests from guardians, Maharashtra’s Education Minister deferred the exams.
As per the current situation, the Maharashtra Class 12th state board exams 2021 would get conducted by May end.
Although the Maharashtra education ministry is reviewing the Central Government’s decision to cancel Class 10th CBSE Board exams, the Maharashtra state board exams for class 10th stand postponed till June and not cancelled.
Owing to the strict 12-hour night curfew in major cities from 6 pm to 6 am, and the devastating surge of the coronavirus, RBSE (Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education) also postponed their Board Exams 2021 on 15/4/21.
According to the official notice posted on RBSE’s website, Class 10th and 12th Board Exams, 2021 of RBSE stand postponed till further orders.
Apart from deferring the exams, RBSE also awarded general promotions to 8th, 9th, and 11th students.
● Uttar Pradesh
In Uttar Pradesh, which was once on the verge of claiming the corona-free status in February 2021, the second wave has raised the active cases toll to 100K.
Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, and Kanpur being the worst-hit cities, the Education Ministry of UP decided to postpone their Board exams 2021 till 20th May.
According to the State Education Minister, Dr. Dinesh Sharma, the next decision regarding the dates of Board exams 2021 would get taken in the first week of May.
Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, announced through his Twitter handle that the state board exams 2021 (PSEB) for class 10th stand cancelled.
Also, the class 12th State board exams stand postponed till 30th May.
Furthermore, along with class 10th board examinees, students of class 5th and 8th would also get promoted to the next standard.
The Education department of Chhattisgarh, after reviewing the coronavirus condition in the state, decided to postpone the class 10th CGBSE Board exams 2021 till further orders.
The postponement of the CGBSE examinations got announced on 9/4/21 on the official website of the Education department.
As of 15/4/21, no official announcement has been made for the CGBSE Class 12th examination’s postponement.
Thereby, as of now, the CGBSE class 12th exams would be conducted from 3rd May.
● Himachal Pradesh
On 14/4/21, the Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education postponed the state board examinations for both class 10th and 12th till 17th May.
The examinations got postponed just one day after the commencement on 13/4/21.
According to the official notice, along with the state board exams, undergraduate examinations also stand postponed.
● Tamil Nadu
Following the Union Government’s path, the Tamil Nadu government announced the cancellation of the class 10th Board examination for the year 2021.
Furthermore, the class 12th Board exams 2021 stand as scheduled from 5th May 2021.
● Madhya Pradesh
Scheduled to begin from 30th April and the first week of May, the Madhya Pradesh State Board exams for the 10th and 12th got postponed indefinitely to June 2021.
● Jammu and Kashmir
Owing to the recent surge in Jammu and Kashmir’s union territory, JKBOSE (Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education) postponed the Class 12th Board exams and canceled the class 10th exams.
The dates for the class 12th examinations would get announced after reviewing the situation after one month.
Apart from the states mentioned above, other governments of states like Telangana and Haryana also cancelled the class 10th Board exams and postponed the class 12th exams.
Furthermore, the Odisha government also postponed both class 10th and 12th Board exams 2021 because of the ongoing pandemic.
ISC & ICSE BOARD
After reconsidering its decision to conduct examinations in the month of May and June, COUNCIL FOR THE INDIAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS(CISCE) also postponed the Class 12th Board Exams 2021.
For the students of class 10th, CISCE Council has given the choice to either participate in the offline examinations at a later date or choose to skip them.
According to the official notice released on 16th April, CISCE added that the results for the students willing to skip the board exams 2021, would be evaluated using an objective criterion.
As of now, the schedule for the class 12th ISC board exams 2021 would get released after monitoring the coronavirus situation on 1st June.
We at Robust Story convey the best wishes to our young readers for their upcoming exams and suggest any student reading this to maintain their calm, irrespective of the adverse situations.