CBSE Class 12 Board Exam LIVE Updates: Class 12 board exams will not take place this year for CBSE and CISCE students, the decision came after a meeting between high-profile ministers of the NDA government. The meeting was chaired by PM and attended by the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh.
“Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth,” said PM.
Now, the CBSE and CISCE will be releasing the criteria for assessment. The government said that it will be a “well-defined”, “objective” method that will ensure timely results. Recently, CISCE and CBSE schools were asked to submit data of class 12 students’ performance in classes 11, 10, and 9. It is expected that the final class 12 marks could be calculated on the basis of performance in internals and past three-year performance. A final decision, however, is awaited.
CBSE to Announce “well defined” Evaluation Criteria to Prepare Results
While declaring the cancellation of class 12 board exams, PM Modi said that CBSE will take steps to compile the results in a “well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.” He added that a decision has been taken in the interest of students. The final evaluation criteria will be announced soon.