CBSE Class 10, 12 Exams 2021: In a huge announcement by the Central Board of Secondary Education, authorities have decided to hold the CBSE Class 10, 12 Exams 2021 to be held in written mode only and not online. Students can visit the official website of the board on cbse.nic.in for more details.
Dr Joseph Emmanuel, Director (Academics) of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) told the onmanorama.com website that the CBSE examination will be held in a written mode with all COVID-19 protocols in place. “Examinations will be conducted in the written mode, as usual. However, all COVID-19 protocols will be implemented without creating problems for the students. All students will not get equal facilities for online exams,” Emmanuel was quoted as saying.
According to news agency PTI, a CBSE official said that if students were not able to sit for practicals in classes before the exams, alternatives would be explored.
“No final decision has been taken regarding the dates for conduct of board exams, and consultations with stakeholders are still in process. The exams, as and when they are conducted, will be in written mode and not in an online mode. The exams will be conducted following all COVID protocols,” the news agency quoted the official as saying.
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