The Supreme Court of India on Monday resumed hearing over the plea seeking cancellation of CBSE, CISCE Class 12 board exams 2021 in view of the coronavirus situation in India.
The Centre informed Supreme Court that it will take a final decision on the issue of conducting or canceling Class 12 CBSE, CISCE Board exams 2021 in two days.
The government has sought time till Thursday to place its decision before the apex court.
Meanwhile, the top court adjourned the case to Thursday (June 3) while observing a similar situation last year prompted internal marking instead.
The SC-bench told Attorney General that "If you depart from previous year’s policy give us good, tangible reasons."
Earlier on May 28, the plea was adjourned after the petitioner failed to serve an advanced copy on the standing counsel for the CBSE.
Till now, the Central Board of Secondary Education has not made any decision regarding the postponement or cancellation of the Class 12 board exams. On the other hand, students across the country have been asking the government to cancel the exams this year.
The plea has been filed by Advocate Mamata Sharma in the Supreme top court demanding the cancellation of the CBSE and CISCE Class 12 board exams in view of the coronavirus situation in India.
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