CBSE Board exam 2021 - Shorter Exams for Class 12th Students on the Cards, Ramesh Pokhriyal to Announce Exam Dates on 1st June 2021
[Published on: 28.05.2021]
- The fate of students all over India and the Class 12 CBSE board exam 2021 lies in the balance as Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is expected announce the dates for class 12 board exams on June 1. After the high-level meeting on Sunday he said he would announce the format and dates for the CBSE Class 12 board exams.
- Now, as per sources, the CBSE Class 12 board exams might be held for a very short duration, and even 30-minute exams are in speculation, in which students would be asked objective questions on their respective subjects. However, there has been no official confirmation from the education ministry regarding the same.
- We reached out to CBSE official Rama Sharma who asked us to wait for an official announcement on the matter for more information.
Board exam options from CBSE amidst Covid-19
- It was decided at the meeting between the different education ministers that CBSE board exam 2021 will be held between July 15 and August 26 amidst all Covid-19 safety protocols.
- CBSE has proposed two options for the board exams either set exams for the main 19 subjects only and at notified exam centres, or hold 90-minute exams for all subjects at the home schools of students.
- Different states have varied opinions on conducting Class 12 board exams during the pandemic. Most are batting for the Class 12 board exams to go ahead, but in a shorter format.