NEW DELHI : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday welcomed the Centre’s decision to cancel Class 10 CBSE board exams and called for the same decision to be made for students at class 12 as well.
“I am happy that the class 10 exams are canceled and the dates are postponed for the class 12 exams. I know that the students in class 12 will be worried about the postponement of the date,” Sisodia said. .
“As has been done for the students in class 10, I call on the government to promote students in class 12 on the basis of internal assessment and pre-boarding exams. It is very important to stay at home during these troubled times, ”he added.
Amid growing chorus for the cancellation of CBSE board exams due to record rise in Covid-19 cases in India, the government decided earlier today to postpone class 12 and D CBSE board exams. ” cancel class 10 exams.
The decision was taken after a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trade Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said: “Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks awarded to him on this basis will be given the opportunity to take an exam as and when conditions permit. . “
The minister also informed at the end of the meeting that the jury’s examinations for class 12, scheduled from May 4 to June 14, have been postponed. The situation will be reviewed on June 1 by CBSE and details will be shared later. At least 15 days notice will be given before the start of the exams.
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