Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) has announced the cancellation of class 10th board exams due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the notice dispatched by the board on April 22, 2021, it has been announced the class 10 boards have been cancelled and the students will be passed based on the marks scored by them in the internal assignment given by CGBSE.
In case a student has not done the assignment or has not scored the minimum required passing marks, then in those scenarios, the students will be passed by providing them the minimum passing marks. Notified the official notice by CGBSE.
In addition to this the notice also states that if any candidate is not satisfied with the marks, they will be given an option to sit for an improvement exam once the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.
The class 12 board exams to be conducted by CGBSE from May 3 to 24, are also being postponed. The new timetable for the class 12 boards will be available once the corona situation is compliant.
Check the official notification for the cancellation of class 10th boards and postponement of the class 12th board exams below:
Around 4.61 lakh students were registered to appear for class CGBSE 10 exams, as per the reports.
An official state has been also released by the secretary of CGBSE, VK Goya. As per the reports he has stated that: “If a student has not completed the assignment work or has not achieved the minimum marks required, then such students will be awarded passing marks. Further, if a student is dissatisfied with the awarded marks, then they shall be allowed to appear for the exams when the COVID-19 situation improves.”
Several other state boards like Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh have cancelled class 10 and deferred class 12 exams. Central Board of Secondary Education and Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations have also cancelled class 10th exams and have deferred class 12th boards.
CBSE will pass the class 10 students based on internal assessment. Also, according to CISCE, Class 10 students shall be promoted to the next level based on an unbiased set of criteria.
Meanwhile, states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Assam, and Nagaland have decided to go ahead with the board examinations.
Recently the National Testing Agency (NTA)has also postponed the JEE Main 2021 April exam that was to be held on April 27, 28, and 30, 2021. The revised dates for the JEE (Main) – 2021 April session will be announced later on and at least 15 days before the examination.