CBSE Update : Class 12 Board exams canceled: Results to be prepared based on objective criteria
ICSE Update : Class 12 Board exams canceled: Decision on Result Compiling yet to be taken
In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID, CBSE & ICSE Class 12 Board exams have been canceled. This decision for CBSE exam was taken in a high-level meeting held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi. The 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. Prime Minister Modi has directed officials to ensure that the Class 12 results should be prepared according to well-defined and time-bound criteria.
“Students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation,” PM Modi said.
He further stated that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams is taken in students’ interest. COVID-19 had 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. He stressed that the health and safety of the students are of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect, such exams could not be the reason to put our youth at risk in today’s time.
This student friendly decision has been reached after consulting all stakeholders from across the length and breadth of India. 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.
After the decision taken on CBSE Exam, CISCE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations) has also canceled the Class 12 board exams in view of COVID-19 situation. Result Compiling process isn’t declared so we’ve to wait for next update.