The 2021 CBSE practice exam dates have been posted on the official website of the Central Board of Secondary Education along with the guidelines and standard operating procedures to be followed. Directors and principals have also received letters from the board detailing the dates to take the skill test, as well as general instructions and COVID-19 protocols to follow.
According to the schedule available on the official website, schools are expected to host CBSE grade 10-12 practical exams between March 1, 2021 and June 11, 2021. Due to special circumstances, the board Directive passed this year, schools must complete practical exams before the date of the last theory exam, June 11, 2021.
The official notice with the CBSE practice test plan, instructions and guidelines is available on the official website at cbse.gov.in.
According to the guidelines issued, CBSE schools can organize practical exams for 10th and 12th grade between March 1 and June 11, 2021. Unlike previous years, the governing board authorized the schools this year to restart the practical exams. being absent when the school takes the test for the first time.
In case of absence, the schools were also invited to report to the regional office of the governing board so that the external examiner could return for practical tests. However, practical exams must be completed by June 11, 2021.
External exams are compulsory for class 12 practical exams. As in previous years, practical exams will be conducted by an external auditor in the company of an observer appointed by the board and an internal auditor.
Schools have also been warned not to organize practical exams with an internal examiner. In this case, the marks of the practical exams will be canceled and the students will be evaluated in their place in an average scale of marks obtained in the theoretical exams. A disaffiliation process is also started against these schools.