During the webinar with teachers, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the CBSE will try to complete the evaluation process within 50 days. He also said teachers who are evaluating will be exempted from administrative work.
According to reports, the CBSE board exam results are likely to be announced by August-end. The results will be out before the JEE Advanced merit list is released to enable admissions by September 1. Over 1.5 crore answer sheets to be checked. These are papers for class 10 and 12 exams, which have been conducted before the lockdown was announced.
The education minister added, “I understand the difficulties of a teacher, as I have been a teacher myself.” He remarked, “If a country can grow, then that is through education alone. Education is not just about academic knowledge but also about moral values and life-long learning.”
The CBSE is yet to conduct exams for pending subjects. The remaining CBSE exams will be held from July 1 to July 15. As many as 29 exams will be re-conducted, these are for subjects which are important for college admission.
The HRD Ministry had earmarked 3000 evaluation centres.