The Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced that the CBSE Board Exams 2021 for Class 10 have been cancelled while exams for Class 12 students will be held later as it has been postponed as of now.
While announcing the CBSE board exams 2021 for Class 10 have been cancelled, the Education Ministry stated that the results of Class 10 will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board.
Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams.
Meanwhile, the CBSE Class 12 board exams 2021 have been postponed as the situation will be reviewed in June by the Board.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that "Students of Class 10 to be promoted on basis of internal assessment. If a student is not satisfied with the assessment then he/she can appear for the examination once the coronavirus situation is normal."
This came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Education Minister, CBSE officials, and others to discuss the issue of board exams.
Several leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh had raised their voices against the conduct of exams during the second wave of coronavirus.
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