In what comes as a major relief for the students appearing from class 12 examination amid the Covid 19 pandemic, the authorities have decided that Board Exams will not be held this year.The decision was taken in a meeting of top officials, which was chaired byPM Modi. © Provided by Indiatimes TOI
According to Indian Express, it was also decided that CBSE would take steps to compile the results of class XII students as per a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.
PM Narendra Modi held a meeting with union ministers, cabinet secretary and other stakeholders to discuss the situation of Class 12 board exams and review all the possible options on the exam.Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman are also part of the meeting among others. © Provided by Indiatimes TOI
Mr Modi said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE Exams has been taken in the interest of students.
COVID-19 has affected the academic calendar and the issue of Board Exams has been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end, he stated.