CBSE Class 10th and 12th Board Exam Dates: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Saturday announced that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will announce the dates for the remaining CBSE Class 10th and 12th Board Exam on Monday on its official website cbse.nic.in.
Nishank took to Twitter to first announce that the CBSE will make the announcement at PM yesterday but later tweeted saying it had been delayed till Monday due to some ‘additional technical aspects.’
The HRD minister tweeted, “CBSE is taking into consideration some additional technical aspects before finalizing the datesheets of the board exams of classses 10th and 12th, due to which, the datesheets will now be released by Monday i.e. 18-05-2020. Inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted.”
#CBSE is taking into consideration some additional technical aspects before finalizing the datesheets of the board exams of classses 10th and 12th, due to which, the datesheets will now be released by Monday i.e. 18-05-2020. Inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted.
— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) May 16, 2020
Earlier, the HRD minister had said that the remaining CBSE exams will be conducted from 1 July to 15 July. Later, the minister also revealed how the evaluation process of Class 10 and Class 12 papers will be completed within 50 days.
The CBSE was not able to hold exams for several papers due to the sudden announcement of the COVID-19 lockdown and communal riots in North-East Delhi, where more than 50 people, mostly Muslims were killed in February this year.
Class 10 papers whose examinations will be held are Hindi Course A, Hindi Course B, English Communication, English Language and Literature, Science and Social Science. Remaining papers of Class 12 include Business Studies, Geography, Hindi (Elective), Hindi (Core), Home Science, Sociology, Computer Science (Old), Computer Science (New), Information Practice (Old), Information Practice(new), Information Technology and Bio-Technology.
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.
To make necessary arrangements for affiliations of schools to the Board.
To make efforts to bring about qualitative improvement in school education.
To act as an advisory body to the state Govt. regarding School Education