CBSE has canceled the examinations of 10th and 12th from 1st to 15th July. Some parents had filed a petition in the Supreme Court for cancellation of the examinations. At the same time, three states also said that the cases of corona are increasing in the state due to which examinations cannot be conducted yet.
The Supreme Court heard today about this. The Supreme Court asked CBSE whether the examinations can be canceled? Giving information in the Supreme Court, the Solicitor General 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 if the situation becomes normal.
He also said that 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 improvement exams.
The Supreme Court took cognizance of the Centre’s statement and issued a new notification to the CBSE directing it to clarify the details of the Class 12 board examinations.
Delhi, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu had expressed inability to conduct the exam. The CBSE board will issue a notification on Friday i.e. tomorrow to give all the information related to the exam. 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.
The exams of 10th class have been completely canceled. That is, there will not be any 10th examinations anywhere in the country. On the other hand, ICSE board has also completely canceled the exams of class 10th and 12th. ICSE has also refused to give any option to students of 12th standard.
It may be known that CBSE examinations had already started before the lockdown due to Coronavirus 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 were to be a total of 29 exams for 10th and 12th. Not only this, the datasheet was also released by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank for these exams. Not only this, the datesheet 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 them.
Earlier, the Central Government and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the decision to cancel the remaining exams of the class X will be taken on Thursday. It is to be known that these examinations, to be held from July 1 to 15, have been postponed due to increasing cases of Covid-19.
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. Mehta requested the bench to adjourn the issue for a day and said that they would convey the decision taken by the authorities to the top court.