New Delhi, March 1: The first papers of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams for classes 10 and 12 are slated to be held on Tuesday, Over 13 lakh students are set to appear for the examination.
The senior school certificate examination (Class 12) is slated to go on till April 22. This would also include theory as well as practical papers. The secondary school (class 10) examination is being conducted from March 1 to March 28.
The board has already issued instructions to the examination centers in accordance with the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995. This is to help the differently-abled students.
The board's official website says,"Board is extending several exemptions/concessions to Spastic, Visually impaired, Physically Handicapped, Dyslexic, Autistic and candidates with disabilities as defined in the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 which have been circulated to the schools and also hosted on the website of the Board, from time to time. All such instructions/exemptions/concessions, in a consolidated form, are enclosed for the convenience of all stakeholders."
CBSE's official website, www.cbse.nic.in, has the complete date-sheet of the examination.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the students and asked them to face examinations with confidence and optimism. During his 'Mann ki Baat' radio show, he spoke to the parents and heard their experiences concerning examinations.