In a major development, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to issue the exam-related guidelines 10-15 days before the commencement of the examination. The CBSE is slated to conduct the pending Class 10 and 12 exams in July. The guidelines will be in tandem with govt on prevention the spread of COVID-19.
The guidelines will be published on official website.
The board is likely to make masks mandatory for students, there will be the provision of regular sanitisation of hands. Not more than 12 students will be allowed to sit per room, according to reports.
Earlier, Union MHRD minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that the remaining Class 10 and 12 board exams will be conducted between July 1 and July 15.
The CBSE exams were postponed on March 18 when the number of cases of Coronavirus infections started rising sharply. The Centre enforced a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of Corona.
On April 1, the CBSE announced that it would conduct exams for Classes 10 and 12 in only the 29 subjects essential for admission to higher studies. For Class 10, the exams will be held only for students of northeast Delhi where riots in late February interfered with the exam schedule.