CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021: Educational Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is all set to make a huge announcement on the dates for CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2021 on 31 December. The dates, once announced, will be made available on the board’s official website cbse.nic.in.
The education minister took to social media to write, “Major announcements for students & parents! I will announce the date when the exams will commence for students appearing for #CBSE board exams in 2021. Stay tuned.”
?Major announcements for students & parents!
I will announce the date when the exams will commence for students appearing for #CBSE board exams in 2021.
Stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/Lvp9Lf0qsT
— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) December 26, 2020
A tweet by the ministry of education read, “Attention Students & Parents! Union Minister of Education Shri @DrRPNishank will announce the date when the exams will commence for students appearing for #CBSE board exams in 2021. Follow the twitter handle @DrRPNishank to stay updated!.”
?Attention Students & Parents!
— Ministry of Education (@EduMinOfIndia) December 26, 2020
Earlier, Nishank had categorically said that the exams would not be held in January or February.
The apex board of education in India, CBSE has a pan India jurisdiction and also a global presence with nearly 141 affiliated schools across 21 countries. The board grants affiliation to schools up to higher secondary level and develops common curriculum keeping nationwide requirements in focus. The CBSE was given its present name ‘Central Board of Secondary Education’ in the year 1952. The Board was reconstituted in the year 1962 when its jurisdiction was extended.
Functions Of The Board
To make necessary arrangements for smooth conduct of public examination at school level. At present, the Board conducts public examinations at Middle, Matriculation and Senior Secondary Level.
To prescribe the curriculum, courses of studies and text books for school education. The Board has a full- fledged academic wing, having subject experts in all the major subjects. The main responsibility of this wing is to prepare and revise the syllabuses regularly and then prepare text books accordingly.
To arrange for the preparations, compilation, improvement, publication, printing and sale of text books.