Class 10 CBSE exams have been canceled and class 12 exams have been postponed due to the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country.
The exams of the Central Council of Secondary Education for grade 12 were scheduled from May to June. A decision on the revised dates will be announced on June 1, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said. The announcement was made following a meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Minister of Education.
As soon as the news broke, most Twitter users, including political leaders, parents and students, praised the move.
“I am happy that the exams have been canceled / postponed. It is a great relief for thousands of students and their parents,” Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote on Twitter.
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia said: “It is a great relief for 30 lakh students, their parents and teachers. The cancellation / postponement of the CBSE exam for 10 and 12 years was demanded by all of us for several days. “
It is a great relief for 30 lakh students, their parents and teachers. The cancellation / postponement of the CBSE exam for 10 and 12 years had been demanded by all of us for several days.
– Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) April 14, 2021
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said she was happy that the government has finally canceled exams for Class 10. “However, a final decision must also be made for Grade 12. Keeping students under undue pressure until June makes no sense. This is unfair. I urge the government. to decide now, “she tweeted.
Glad the government finally canceled the 10th standard exams, but a final decision MUST be made for the 12th grade as well. Keeping students under undue pressure until June makes no sense.
It is unfair. I urge the government to decide now.# cancelboardexam2021
– Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) April 14, 2021
Actor Sonu Sood wrote, “It finally happened. Congratulations to all the students.”
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– sonu sood (@SonuSood) April 14, 2021
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– Manish Phore (@ 4amanish) April 14, 2021
– Krishan Panwar (@ KrishRa31235492) April 14, 2021
Several others sympathized with students in class 12 who are still unsure of their exams
12th Council Examinations Deferred Not Canceled
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# cbseboardexam2021 canceled for class 10
During this time 12th class: pic.twitter.com/X03b3KIfic
– Official Feel Hapi (@FeelHapi) April 14, 2021
Several chief ministers and political leaders had written to PM Modi asking for the cancellation of the Council exams for Classes 10 and 12, given the unprecedented increase in COVID-19 cases in the country.