Jamshedpur 14th April 2021: The Ministry of Education is mulling to postpone the CBSE class 10 and 12 board exams. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Ministry of Education have held a meeting yesterday in which several aspects regarding conducting board exams were discussed.
Sources in the Ministry of Education reported that there is no plan to cancel board exams. While the meeting remaining inconclusive and no final decision has been taken yet, however, there were discussions on postponing the CBSE Board Exams 2021.
CBSE exams as of now are scheduled to be held in May, however, since the COVID-19 cases have been rising all across the country the ministry is rethinking about conducting these exams. Fresh COVID-related guidelines are also expected to be released.
There has been a demand for postponing the CBSE board exams for a long. A large section of students and parents had taken to Twitter asking for cancelation or postponement of board exams. Several leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also asked for a postponement in the exams.