CBSE Class 12 board exams cancelled this year due to Covid
CBSE Class 12 Board exam scrapped for this year. This Decision has been taken Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired an important meeting regarding the conducting of examinations for Class 12 on June 1.
In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that the Class XII Board Exams would not be held this year.
In an official announcement, the government also added that the results will be made as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner. About 14 lakh students have registered to write the examination this year. The CBSE had already canceled the board examinations for Class 10 students.
PM Modi said that the decision has been taken in interest of students.
The Prime Minister said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students. He stated that COVID-19 has affected the academic calendar and the issue of Board Exams has been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end.
PM said that the Covid situation is a dynamic situation across the country. While the numbers are coming down in the country and some states are managing the situation through effective micro-containment, some states have still opted for a lockdown. Students, parents and teachers are naturally worried about the health of the students in such a situation. PM said that students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation.
The Prime Minister stressed that the health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect. He said that in today’s time, such exams cannot be the reason to put our youth at risk.
PM said that all stakeholders need to show sensitivity for students. PM directed officials to ensure that the results are prepared in accordance with well-defined criteria, in a fair and time-bound manner.