Amid 21-day lockdown across the country due to COVID- 19 outbreak, Rajasthan of Secondary Education (RBSE) has postpone all the board exams or 5th Class, 8th Class, 10th Class and 12th Class students. Recently, several reports have been published on social media platforms claiming that the Rajasthan Board 10th and 12th Exam 2020 as well as 5th and 8th Class Exams held by DIET’s will be held by the board from 16th April 2020.
Refuting all the rumours, Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra said all the news are fake and board has not issued any notification regarding the revised exam schedule. There has been a lot of confusion and concern among the students and their parents.
The minister also said that currently, no dates have been finalized for pending papers of RBSE 5th, 8th, 10th and 12th Board Exams. The media reports doing the rounds have claimed that exams for 10th Class and 8th Class students would commence from 16th April 2020 while exams for 12th Class students would be held from 20th April.
A total of 20.50 lakh students will be appearing for the 10th and 12th Class Board Examinations. Of this, 11.35 lakh students are appearing for Rajasthan Board 10th Exam 2020, while the rest 8.67 lakh students are appearing for 12th Class exam for all three streams i.e. Arts, Commerce and Science.
Around 43 thousand students have registered for Rajasthan Board Vocational Examination while 7 thousand students are appearing for Rajasthan Praveshika Exam and 3847 students are appearing for Varishtha Upadhyay examination.
— Govind Singh Dotasra (@GovindDotasra) March 29, 2020