The Ministry of Human Resource Development stated that no examination to be held for class 10 students nationwide, except for the students from North-East Delhi. Meanwhile, adequate time of 10 days will be given to all the students for the preparation of exams.
Meanwhile, the grading of college students could be a composite of 50 percent marks on the basis of the pattern of internal evaluation adopted by the universities, the Ministry announced.
In a statement, the HRD Ministry said that “In case the situation does not appear to be normal in the wake of COVID-19, to maintain social distancing, safety, and health of the college students, grading could be a composite of 50 percent marks on the basis of the pattern of internal evaluation adopted by the universities and the remaining 50 percent marks on the basis of performance in the previous semester (if available).”
Earlier on Tuesday, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank during a live interaction with the students announced the new dates for JEE (Main) 2020 and NEET 2020 exams. The Ministry also stated that the Academic Session 2020-21 for UG and PG may commence from August 1, 2020, for old students and from September 1, 2020, for new students.
Meanwhile, no fee hike will be introduced for IITs, IIITs, and NITs for the academic year 2020-21. CBSE will assess the loss of instructional time for a proportionate reduction in curriculum load for the exams. In accordance, the Course Committees of the Board have initiated work on the reduced syllabus in various scenarios.