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CBSE latest news: The decision of whether or not the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12th Board Exam 2021 (CBSE Class 12th Board Exam 2021) will be held today, ie on Monday. Due to the increase in corona cases in the country, students and parents are demanding the cancellation of the examination. Class 10th board examination has already been canceled due to an epidemic.
The students have been tweeting and posting their opinions on social media using #modiji_cancel12thboards and #CancelBoardExams2021. Here are some of the tweets posted by students.
#modiji_cancel12thboards— Shubham Kumar (@Shubham23190236) May 17, 2021
India Wide Parents’ Association writes to Prime Minister’s Office @PMOIndia requesting for cancellation of Class 12 board exams, marking via internal assessment. Says delay will cause anxiety, mental stress and depression. pic.twitter.com/QeVnl76ps5
It's my humble request to @narendramodi ji and @DrRPNishank ji to please cancel 12th board exam as we students are in high pressure due to what going around and we don't want to risk our and our parents life#modiji_cancel12thboards pic.twitter.com/oSHNufBklX— Priyanshu Chaubey (@Priyans89230532) May 17, 2021
Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal is going to hold a special meeting with the state secretaries on Monday. The 12th board examinations are likely to be discussed in this meeting. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Monday that he would attend a meeting with the state education secretaries on May 17, 2021, at 11 am. In this meeting, the Minister of Education will discuss the situation of the Corona crisis and its impact on education, as well as the National Education Policy (NEP).
On May 14, the Central Board of Secondary Education said that no decision has been taken regarding the pending examination of the 12th board. A senior CBSE official told PTI that it is clarified that no such decision (regarding cancellation) has been taken regarding the 12th board exam, which is being speculated. He said that if any decision is taken in this matter, it will be officially informed.
In the wake of the Kovid-19 epidemic, the board had announced to cancel the 10th board exam and postpone the 12th board exam on 14 April. This was decided in a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The CBSE board exams are usually held every year in the month of February-March but this year it was going to commence from May 4 this year.
प्रिय विद्यार्थियों,— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) April 14, 2021
देश में कोरोना परिस्थितियों को दृष्टिगत रखते हुए आज आदरणीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी की अध्यक्षता में उच्च स्तरीय बैठक हुई।बैठक में @cbseindia29 की कक्षा 10 की बोर्ड परीक्षाओं को निरस्त करने एवं कक्षा 12 की परीक्षाओं को स्थगित करने का निर्णय लिया है। pic.twitter.com/SaQ8qwtYhG
The board had said that the 12th board examination is postponed and it will be reviewed after 1st June 2021 and students will be given notice about the exam at least 15 days in advance. At the same time, CBSE announced the policy of giving marks in relation to the 10th board examination this month. Under this, 20 marks in each subject will be given on the basis of internal assessment and 80 marks on the performance of students in various tests or examinations conducted in the year.