Education Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Kuldeep singh
Updated Sun, 30 May 2021 01:39 AM IST
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A source said, most states have supported the option proposed by the CBSE regarding short-term examinations for major subjects in August. The Kovid-19 status is still being reviewed and several options are still being considered, including cancellation of examinations and awarding marks to students based on previous exams.
Meanwhile, the CICSE Board has asked its affiliated schools to collect the average marks obtained by the students of class XII in Class 11 and during this session. However, the board has not clarified whether the exam is likely to be canceled. At the same time, schools have started working to meet the June 7 deadline set by the board.
However, the Ministry of Education said that nothing has been decided yet and a final decision will be announced by June 1. The minister has already stressed that the safety of students is a priority but these examinations are also important.
The Supreme Court on 31 May hearing a petition requesting the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to direct the cancellation of Class 12 examinations as the Kovid-19 case is on the rise in the country. Will do.
A bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari told the petitioner in a hearing on Friday, be optimistic. There may be some solution by Monday (31 May).
Amidst the demand for cancellation of the examination by a large section of students and parents, the Ministry last Sunday convened a high-level meeting to consider the issue in which the Education Minister and Education Secretary of the state also attended