There have been confusions about class 12 and 10th board exams in COVID 19 crisis. Today the CBSE has stepped in and released a press note that the board exams for CBSE students will be conducted after giving an adequate amount minimum of 10 days preparation time for students after the lockdown is lifted.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal in video conference with education ministers of all states has directed to start the process of evaluation of answer sheets of already conducted exams.
The Official Page Of CBSE CBSE HQ tweeted on wednesday that the examination would be conducted after assesing the situation and also has directed students not to panic a minimum 10 days of preperation time would be given to students before exams are to be conducted.
There are 29 exams to be conducted overall hailing atleast 1 to 2 students for every CBSE students. The state education has requested central government to cancel the exams for remaining subjects and do an internal assesment instead but the central government had come up with clear note about conducting the board exams.
The CBSE had already pointed out that board exams will not be healed for students in foreign countries. This includes 25 foreign countries.
CBSE Press Release About Foreign Schools
There are several CBSE schools located in 25
countries. Each of these countries are also under lockdown and/or have decided to close down the schools for various and differential lengths of time. Under such circumstances, it is felt that the Board will not be in a position to hold differential set of exams for each of these countries. Also, in the present situation, it will be difficult to bring the answer books to India for evaluation purposes. Therefore, the Board has decided to not hold any more exams for the students of class 10 and 12 schools located outside India. The system of marking/assessment for the
purpose of declaring results will be worked out by the Board shortly and informed to these schools. Press Release On 20.04.2020