CBSE 12th Exam 2021 Cancelled
CBSE 12th Exam 2021 Cancelled: The Prime Minister chaired a review meeting regarding the Class XIIBoard exams of CBSE. Officials gave a detailed presentation on the wide and extensive consultation held so far and views received from all stakeholders, including State governments.
In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that Class XII Board Exams would not be held this year. It was also decided that CBSE will take steps to compile the results of class XII students as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner
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.
Referring to the wide consultative process, PM expressed appreciation that a student-friendly decision has been reached after consulting all stakeholders from across the length and breadth of India. He also thanked the States for providing feedback on this issue.
It was also decided that like last year, in case some students desire to take the exams, such an option would be provided to them by CBSE, as and when the situation becomes conducive.
The Hon’ble Prime Minister had earlier held a high-level meeting on 21/05/21 which was attended by Ministers & officials. Thereafter a meeting under the Chairmanship of Union Defence Minister was held on 23.05.2021 which was attended by the Education Ministers of States. Various options for the conduct of CBSE examinations were discussed in the meeting and feedback obtained from the States and UTs.
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Today’s meeting was attended by Union Ministers of Home, Defence, Finance, Commerce, Information & Broadcasting, Petroleum, and Women & Child Development Ministries and Principal Secretary to PM, Cabinet Secretary & Secretaries of School Education & Higher Education Departments & other officials.
CBSE 10th and 12th standard board exams will be held between May 4 to June 10. Results will be announced by July 15. Prior to this, the practical examinations will start on March 1. The entire schedule (date sheet) of the exam may be announced soon. Education Minister Dr. In his address on Thursday, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “The way teachers and parents have prepared themselves during the Corona period is commendable.”
The Education Minister said that the Chairman of CBSE is constantly monitoring the examination system. Even the CBSE schools that are running abroad need not worry. Appropriate arrangements are also being made for such a school.
The Education Minister said that despite being a coroner, the year did not go bad
“We did not let our children’s future go bad,” Nishank said. We have tested them with safety and awareness and saved their year from getting worse. The morale with which the students worked is similar to the wonderful example. There are 330 million students in our country. Which is even more than the total population of America.
Students and teachers prepare themselves for digital learning
“Everyone, including our students, faced challenges during the Covid-19 crisis,” he said on digital learning. Professors worked as warriors. The student prepared herself. Yes, some students did not have smartphones. But we worked for such students through television and radio.
Between Corona, 250 million students in the country studied online
“Even during the Corona epidemic, our system and punishment were not particularly affected,” Nishank said. We interacted with all of them and we faced whatever difficulties came our way. Out of 330 million students in the country, 250 million students studied online. The world’s largest exams were JEE and NEET during the Corona period.