Education: CBSE Cancel 10, 12 Board Exam 2020
Central Board of Secondary Education,(CBSE) has determined to cancel the Class 10th, 12th Board exams 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic,scheduled from July 1 to July 15. The board would instead be assessing the students based on the scores of earlier three examinations and declaring the category 10, 12 outcomes by July 15. CBSE Class 12 college students, however, would have an choice to look for the remaining papers later when the situation is conducive. For Class 10 students, however, no such choice is out there.
CBSE has finally clarified that Class 10 exams are cancelled and the marks awarded based on criterion specified by Central Board of Secondary Education would be final. CBSE Class 12 students would have the choice to appear for the exams at a later date. CBSE Outcomes 2020 for 10th 12th by July 15 on the premise on inside evaluation
CBSE to Supreme Court
SG Mehta, stated to the Supreme Court that the board has filed an affidavit, bearing in mind the reports submitted by the states. In impact, the board has decided to not conduct the exams from July 1. Speaking in the court, SG mentioned, “Our affidavit filed half an hour back states that taking into consideration suggestion from States, examination for Class 10 and 12 from July 1 stands cancelled.“
He further added that all the Class 10 examinations have been cancelled. Class 12 examination, however, is optionally available. “CBSE has a scheme during which marks scored in past three exams will be taken into account. For Class 12, the exams will probably be conducted “as soon as the situation is conducive. Marks for the students who opt for the class 12 examination could have that marks as final.”
CBSE Class 12 students would have to share their decision on whether to go for the examination at a later date or to accept the marks based on the three earlier examinations, as scored by the student. Supreme Courtroom has directed CBSE to reword its reply to make sure that there isn’t a confusion within the minds of the student and the parents.
Parents, however, quickly opposed the move. Concerns elevated when the coronavirus cases spiralled within the nation. At current, India has 4.73 lakh cases. As per the newest bulletin, India has reported 4,73,106 positive instances which embrace 1,86,513 lively cases, 2,71,697 cured/discharged and 14,894 deaths.
With the pandemic situation significantly sever in Delhi and Mumbai, which incidentally even have a lot of CBSE students, the uneasiness increased because the dates got closer. Taking cognizance of the PIL filed, SC had then asked CBSE to ‘reconsider’ its decision to conduct the exams in July.