Class 12th Board Exam Assessment - SC To Hear Petition Relating To Class 12 Board Exam Tomorrow | College Admission
[Published on: 16.06.2021]
Class 12th Board Exam Assessment - SC To Hear Petition Relating To Class 12 Board Exam Tomorrow
- The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking the cancellation of Class 12th state board exams and on the decision on the evaluation criterion for students amidst the ongoing covid-19 pandemic on Thursday, 17th June, 2021.
- A division bench led by Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari will hear the petition tomorrow.
- Earlier, on 1st June, 2021, the board had canceled the CBSE class 12 board examination amidst the continuing upsurge in covid-19 cases across the country. The decision to cancel the CBSE class 12 board examination 2021 came after the high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the class 12 board examination that was held on Tuesday, 1st June, 2021, evening. The apex court had expressed its satisfaction regarding the Central government's decision to cancel the class 12 board exam. The court had further directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to come up with the well-framed objective criterion based on which the students of the class 12 board will be evaluated this year.
- It is expected that the 13 member committee constituted by the CBSE may adopt the 30:30:40 formula to evaluate the students of the CBSE class 12 board. According to the media report, 30% of weightage will be given to the final result of class 10th and 11th examination, and 40% weightage will be provided to the pre-board exam of class 12th.