Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has not yet announced the dates of the 10th and 12th board exams yet. There were quite a few unofficial dates and speculations that went around on social media that took the students, educational institutions and parents by surprise. Students and schools are still in confusion. Many schools have started conducting pre boards and model examinations so that the students can be prepared if CBSE announces the dates soon and has not postponed the exams.
"Online classes are going on and we are trying our best to ensure that the students are fully prepared to face the exams. If not for the pandemic, preparations would have been on full swing for CBSE Board exams. However, as teachers it is our responsibility to make sure that they are prepared for what comes their way and we are working every day to make sure that they are by conducting online tests and assessments." Ms. Smitha, teacher, Kerala.
Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had schedule a live at 4:00 PM, Friday , 18th December, 2020 to clarify the doubts regrading CBSE board exam date and addresss the concerns. Reports say that it has been postponed to Dec 22nd, 4:00 PM.
CBSE board exam date is a major concern for students. Dr Sanyam Bharadwaj (Controller of Exams, CBSE) and Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' had gone live and given the following statements
- The syllabus won't be reduced any further.
- Lab and practical examination will be held after the schools reopen.
- CBSE Board exam date will be published soon.
- All protocols will be followed and only 12 students will be seated in each class.
- Number of examination centres will be increased.
These are the major points that were discussed on the previous live. Keep following this space for more information and updates regarding CBSE and the education sector in general.