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CBSE class 12th board examinations cancelled

Updated: June 2, 2021 11:41 am

The Union Government has decided to cancel the CBSE class 12th board examinations. It has been 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 a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner. It was also decided that in case some students desire to take the exams like last year, such an option would be provided to them by CBSE as and when the situation becomes conducive.

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday. The Prime Minister said, the decision on Class 12 CBSE exams was taken in the interest of students. He said that COVID-19 has affected the academic calendar and the issue of Board Exams had been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end. The Prime Minister said that the COVID situation is a dynamic situation across the country. He said, while the numbers are coming down in the country and some states are managing the situation through effective micro-containment measures, some states have still opted for a lockdown.

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