CBSE Class 10 and 12 Exam 2021: Announcing the dates for the CBSE Class 10 and 12 Exam 2021, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday said that schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education will hold from 4 May to 10 June. The results would be declared on 15 July. The education minister said that the practical exams will be held from 1 March. More details can be accessed from the board’s website cbse.nic.in.
Addressing a webinar, Nishank said that the date sheet for both the classes will be issued soon. The announcement came just days after the education minister ruled out the possibility of holding the board exams in January and February.
Addressing students, Nishank said, “Hope you appear in these exams with renewed vigour and achieve greater successes…You are saying goodbye to the year 2020 and I have come here to wish you for the new year. I hope you appear in the board exams without any tension or anxiety.”
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.