In view of the rising coronavirus cases in the country, BSEB has decided to postpone the 10, 12 Compartmental Exam 2021 and also the D.El.Ed Special Exam. The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has postponed these three exams which were scheduled in the months April and May 2021, till further orders. According to the official statement by the Board, the revised exam dates will be announced taking the COVID-19 situation into consideration.
This announcement was made by BSEB on its official Twitter page on Sunday, April 18, 2021. As per the earlier schedule, the BSEB intermediate compartment exams were scheduled to be held from April 29 to May 10 and the class 10 compartment exams were scheduled from May 5 to 8. The DElEd exam was to be held from April 26 to 30.
The official notice can be checked below:
A total of 3,60,655 students have failed in the Bihar board class 10 or matric examination held this year and more than 13.50 lakh students appeared in the Bihar Board intermediate exam 2021, out of which 10,45,950 passed.
If a student fails in one or two subjects, they are given another chance to pass the examination by appearing for the Bihar Board compartment exam. To appear for the compartment examinations, students need to fill an online application form and to submit it, they need to pay the required amount of application fee. After the Bihar board 10th, 12th compartment exam 2021 is conduced successfully, the board declares the result for the same.
BSEB got lucky this time as it was able to conduct the board exams and have announced the result for both classes 10 and 12. Most of the education boards have deferred their board exam schedule. For CBSE there will not be any class 10 exams and revised dates for class 12 boards will be announced after considering the COVID-19 situation in June. A similar pattern has been followed by most of the state boards as well.
BSEB is the only educational Board to have completed the boards. As per the reports, BSEB have evaluated 1.01 crore copies of answer booklets and 1.01 OMR sheets within 25 days for class 10 or matric. For intermediate results too, the board has checked over 71.59 lakh answer booklets and OMR sheets within 41 days.
At present Bihar has 324 K total COVID-19 cases and 1,749 deaths. Also, the state has imposed COVID-19 night curfew; malls, cinema halls, schools, and colleges will remain shut till May 15, 2021. Also, all schools and universities of the state are advised not to conduct any examination during this time.
The Bihar School Examination Board or as known as BSEB is responsible for conducting examinations at secondary and senior secondary standard in both government and private schools in the state of Bihar. Along with the school examinations, the board also conducts departmental examinations like Diploma in Physical Education, Certificate in Physical Education and Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) and more.