CBSE Class 12 Board Exams: Date, mode of exam to be announced on this date
New Delhi, May 23: The CBSE Class 12 exam dates, format will be announced on June 1. The Central Government proposed to hold the Class 12 board exams, however it has left state governments to decide on their own school boards.
The Centre has proposed two options for conductiong Class 12 exams, to conduct exams as it is at exam centres, but with selective subjects, while another proposal is to change exam pattern and have them conducted at schools with a duration of 1.5 hours.
High-level meeting chaired by efence Minister Rajnath Singh, in the presence of Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani and Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar failed to arrive at a conclusion on conducting CBSE class 12 exams.
Education Minister has asked the state government to send detailed suggestions on Class 12 board exams by May 25.
"As envisioned by the Hon'ble PM, the meeting was extremely fruitful as we received immensely valuable suggestions. I have requested the State Governments to send me their detailed suggestions by 25th May," Pokhriyal tweeted.
"I'm confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the Class 12th board exams and remove the uncertainty among student's and parent's minds by informing them of our final decision at the earliest," he added.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had, on April 14, announced the cancellation of the Class 10 exams and postponed the Class 12 exams in view of a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases.