CBSE Class 10 and 12 Exams and Results 2020: Delhi’s education minister, Manish Sisodia, has urged the Indian government to cancel the remaining CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams and promote students on internal marks. The results, when declared, will be available on the board’s official website of the Central Board of Secondary Education cbse.nic.in.
Sisodia took to Twitter to post a series of tweets to submit his proposals after meeting HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal. He wrote, “It’s not possible to hold the remaining CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams now. Therefore, students should be promoted based on internal marks the same way Class 9 and Class 11 students were passed.”
Sisodia also added that at least 30% syllabus should be removed from the next academic year and the competitive exams such as JEE, NEET and other entrance exams for higher education should be held based on the reduced syllabus.”
Earlier, the board had released a detailed FAQ in light of several misleading reports over the dates of the CBSE exam and result dates
According to some reports, CBSE’s Controller of Examination Dr. Sanyam Bhardwaj had also spoken to principals of at least 100 schools via video conference to seek their opinion on the way forward. Topics discussed by Bhardwaj included a road map to complete the remaining exams and how and when to start the evaluation process of the exams already held. The current lockdown has also cast uncertainty on the CBSE academic year. Bhardwaj is believed to have discussed the issue with principals on how the board intends to cover the lost time due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
About CBSE Board
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