In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that Class XII Board Exams would not be held this year. It was also decided that CBSE will take steps to compile the results of class XII students as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.
According to the reports, the Class XII results will be made as per a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner. Prime Minister Modi, during the meeting said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students. “Health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect,” PM Modi said.
A plea to cancel the Class 12 board exams has also been filed in SC in view of the COVID19 pandemic across the country. The matter will also be heard in the Supreme Court on Thursday.
The next hearing regarding cancellation of Class 12 exams is on June 3, 2021.
The Prime Minister said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students. He stated that COVID-19 has affected the academic calendar and the issue of Board Exams has been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end.
The Meeting was attended by Union Ministers of Home, Defence, Finance, Commerce, Information and Broadcasting, Petroleum and Women and Child Development; and Principal Secretary to PM, Cabinet Secretary and Secretaries of School Education and Higher Education Departments.