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  • Karnataka SSLC exam 2021: Not decided anything on cancellation, minister
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    Karnataka SSLC exam 2021: Not decided anything on cancellation, minister

    NEW DELHI: Karnataka government has not decided anything in respect of cancellation of SSLC examination on the lines of decision of CBSE said primary and secondary education minister S Suresh Kumar on Wednesday. He further said that the appropriate decision will be made in future considering all parameters. “State has not decided anything in respect of cancellation of SSLC Exams on the lines of decision of CBSE. Appropriate decisions will be made in future considering all parameters,” Karnataka Primary & Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar told ANI. State has not decided anything in respect of cancellation of SSLC Exams […] More

  • CBSE 10th exam cancelled, students to be promoted on basis of internal assessment
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    CBSE 10th exam cancelled, students to be promoted on basis of internal assessment

    NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday cancelled class 10 Board Exams and said that the results will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the CBSE in view of the surge of COVID-19 pandemic across the country. The decision was taken after a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, “Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him or her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold […] More

  • Priyanka urges govt to cancel CBSE board exams
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    Priyanka urges govt to cancel CBSE board exams

    NEW DELHI: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reiterated her call for cancelling the CBSE exams, saying the Centre must not ignore the voice of the students and call off the tests due to the COVID-19 situation in the country. In a Facebook post, Priyanka Gandhi said that in the past few days., she heard from many students across the country raising some important issues related to the examinations amid the second wave of COVID-19. They say that in the last days leading up to the examinations, there is already pressure of preparation and now there was additional pressure […] More

  • CBSE Board Class 10 exam cancelled, Class 12 exam postponed
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    CBSE Board Class 10 exam cancelled, Class 12 exam postponed

    NEW DELHI: The CBSE Board Class 10 exam has been cancelled and CBSE class 12 board exams 2021 which was scheduled to commence from May 4 has been postponed till further notice. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting today to review the examinations to be held at various levels in view of the developing Corona situation. Union Education Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, Cabinet Secretary, School and Higher Education Secretaries and other top officials attended the meeting. ALSO READ: Punjab CM demands postponement of class X, XII exams The pandemic situation in […] More

  • After Kejriwal, Punjab CM urges Centre to postpone CBSE board exams
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    After Kejriwal, Punjab CM urges Centre to postpone CBSE board exams

    CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal to postpone board exams for classes X and XII in wake of a surge in COVID-19 infections. The Chief Minister has written to Pokhriyal, pointing to the prevailing situation and stressing that “it would only be appropriate that a decision is taken forthwith to postpone the Class X and XII Board examinations.” This, he said, would also allow the Centre and States to plan better for conduct of examinations once the situation normalises. Citing the increasing national COVID-19 figures, Captain Amarinder said that quite understandably, […] More

  • CBSE Board: Covid-19: PM Modi to hold meeting with Ramesh Pokhriyal, top officials on CBSE board exams issue
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    CBSE Board: Covid-19: PM Modi to hold meeting with Ramesh Pokhriyal, top officials on CBSE board exams issue

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with the Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Education Secretary, and other important officials on Wednesday at 12 noon to discuss the issue of CBSE board exams, said sources. The final decision on the CBSE Board exams can be expected today. Several students, academicians, and politicians have demanded the cancellation of board exams amid growing COVID-19 numbers. On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had urged the Centre to cancel the CBSE board examinations amid a rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the national capital. Lakhs of students appear […] More

  • CBSE board exam 2021: Chorus grows louder for cancellation of class 10, 12 exams
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    CBSE board exam 2021: Chorus grows louder for cancellation of class 10, 12 exams

    NEW DELHI: The chorus for cancellation of upcoming board exams for class 10 and 12 grew louder on Tuesday in wake of the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases even as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said it has not taken any decision yet in this regard. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia appealed to the Centre to cancel the exams saying the examination centres can become super spreaders and alternative methods for assessment need to be explored. CBSE officials denied any change in plan “yet” and reiterated that the arrangements are being made to […] More

  • Jamia Millia Islamia news: Jamia Millia Islamia classes to continue in online mode; 50 per cent staff to attend office
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    Jamia Millia Islamia news: Jamia Millia Islamia classes to continue in online mode; 50 per cent staff to attend office

    NEW DELHI: Classes in Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will be conducted in online mode only, the institution said in a set of guidelines on Tuesday in view of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the national capital. Effective immediately, the university, however, allowed research scholars to continue their academic work with the consent of their supervisors. “Teaching/learning for undergraduate and postgraduate students will continue in the online mode only in all the faculties, departments, centres and institutions of the University,” the notice said. “The research scholars may continue their academic work with the consent of the respective supervisor/head of […] More

  • TN 12th board exam 2021: Principals ask for exam centres in all schools
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    TN 12th board exam 2021: Principals ask for exam centres in all schools

    CHENNAI: To ensure social distancing, several principals have asked for exam centres in all schools, thereby bringing down student strength in exam halls by 50% during the Class XII board exams. As per the revised schedule, Class XII state board exams will be conducted from May 5 to 31. The language exam scheduled on May 3 has been postponed to May 31. There are 4000 higher secondary schools in the state and around 3000 schools have exam centres. N Vijayan, senior principal of Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Tambaram said the school education department should conduct board exams for […] More

  • Rajasthan Board exam 2021 and REET will be as per schedule
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    Rajasthan Board exam 2021 and REET will be as per schedule

    AJMER: The Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education on Monday directed the district education officer to postpone practicals in schools that have been closed due to Covid-19. The board claimed that board exams and REET will be conducted as per schedule, on May 6 and June 20, respectively. Board chairman DP Jalori said that postponed practicals will be conducted after the board exams. Schools in those districts where they have not been asked to close should strictly follow Covid guidelines. The board urged students and parents to not give in to rumours on exams. In fact, they should only believe what […] More

  • career options after 12th: Future Tense? Pandemic forces students to rethink career plans
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    career options after 12th: Future Tense? Pandemic forces students to rethink career plans

    RANCHI: As the Covid-19 cases continue to rise in many states, including Jharkhand, students preparing for Class X and XII board exams are apprehensive that their plans of pursuing higher studies outside Jharkhand may be disrupted. Kaniska Khemka, a Class XII student of Jawahar Vidya Mandir, said, “Studying in a Delhi University-affiliated college has always been my dream but now I may have to rethink my career plans if the Covid situation continues to remain this way.” She is even feeling anxious about taking physical exams for she is afraid of getting infected despite following all the Covid-control measures. “We […] More

  • 13,500 Covid cases in 24 hours in Delhi, cancel CBSE board exams: Arvind Kejriwal
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    13,500 Covid cases in 24 hours in Delhi, cancel CBSE board exams: Arvind Kejriwal

    NEW DELHI: Delhi has reported over 13,500 cases in 24 hours, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday and appealed to the Centre to cancel the Class 10 and 12 board exams and explore alternative methods, including online exams. Warning that conducting the exams may contribute to the large-scale spread of the virus, he said the centres could emerge as major hotspots. “Six lakh children in Delhi are going to write CBSE exams. Nearly one lakh teachers will be a part of it. These (the centres) can become major hotspots leading to large-scale spreading of corona. Children’s lives and health […] More

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