CBSE Board Exam 2021 | Decision on CBSE Class 12 exams at state secretaries meet with Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. Amid the raising demand to cancel the Central Board of Secondary Education, CBSE Class 12 board exams, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank told, “The meeting with state education secretaries was going to end with no decision on cancellation of exam.”
While many are asking for the Class 12 exams to be cancelled, experts have raised concerns over move and repeated their stand that cancelling exams is not possible. In the midst of the same, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has sought suggestions for various states.
Nishank on Sunday through his official twitter account informed, “I will be virtually attending the meeting with State Education Secretaries on 17th May, 2021 at 11 AM. The objective of the meeting is to review the COVID situation, online education, and work around NEP.” Now the meeting was ended with no decision about CBSE Class 12th Examination 2021.
Earlier on April 14, the minister announced to cancel the class 10 exam, and postponed the class 12 board exam. Both the exams were scheduled to be held from May 4. Meanwhile, a CBSE official told IndiaTV that if the present situation does not improve, then the board will have fewer options rather than to cancel the exams. “If the exams could not be conducted in July, then we can not further delay conducting the exam. As the entire exam process takes more than a month including evaluation of copies and result declaration. If suppose the result be declared by the end of August, how will the students take admission in varsities, higher education institutions.”
Nishank will also meet with all Universities Vice Chancellor’s virtually tomorrow to review the online education in COVID19 Pandemic and Planning and Implementation of NEP-2020.