The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 board exams has been suspended for the year, the union human resource development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said Tuesday days after asserting that it will be conducted alongside Class 12 board exams once the situation improves.
“No examination to be held for class X students nationwide, except for students from North-East Delhi. An adequate time of 10 days will be given to all students for the preparation of exams,” HRD minister tweeted in the evening.
CBSE Class 10th Board Exams Suspended For This Year
The ministry also didn’t explain promptly how students will be passed – regardless of whether it depends on internal school performance or marks will be given on an average of scored in other papers. The exemption for upper east Delhi understudies was made on the grounds that their exams had got affected because of the anti-CAA protest much before the covid-19 lockdown.
The announcement comes after a webinar where the minister addressed understudies from various parts of India. After the online class, the HRD serve had said that his ministry will report dates for CBSE 12th Board exams in next two days.
While 76 papers of CBSE class 10 and Class 12 board exams were held mid-path due to covid-19 episode and the subsequent lockdown, the HRD service after a meeting with state education ministers had kept up that 29 core papers exams will be conducted once the circumstance improves and lockdown is lifted.
On Tuesday the service reported that “exams for 10th class are over for the entire country”. However, it didn’t explain whether it applies to all educational committees run by states or just CBSE that functions under the HRD ministry.