In the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had postponed Class 10 and Class 12 Board Exam 2020. Reviewing the situation, Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the exam schedule will be out with other details after April 14.
Nishank said,”I am regularly reviewing the plan of action being followed by schools and colleges during the lockdown. A plan is also ready for conducting pending exams and evaluation as soon as the situation improves and the lockdown is lifted”.
Pokhriyal also said the safety of students and teachers is of utmost importance to the government and that his ministry is prepared to ensure there is no academic loss to students if educational institutions needed to remain shut beyond April 14.
According to an official, all the CBSE Board Exam 2020 students should not panic over the new dates or the revised exam schedule. After the decision on opening of schools and colleges will come on April 14, the CBSE will release the press release to inform Class 10 and Class 12 Board Exams 2020 fresh examination dates after re-assessment of the situation.
The board has advised CBSE board students to keep a close check on the official website (cbse.nic.in) for latest updates on board exams 2020.
There are over 800 universities, 40,000 colleges and 12,000 standalone Higher Educational Institutions, besides 1.5 lakh schools in the country which are closed from mid-March.