Board Exams, June 1: Amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the CBSE Class 12 board exams 2021 have been cancelled after the meeting today chaired by PM Narendra Modi. The CBSE Class 12 results will be made as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner, much like the decision made in April for the CBSE Class 10 board exams 2021.
PM Modi said that the decision on the Class 12 CBSE board exams 2021 had been taken in the interest of students due to the uncertain situation created due to the pandemic. The Prime Minister was briefed about all the possible options for Class 12 students.
Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as future of our youth. https://t.co/vzl6ahY1O2
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 1, 2021
A review meeting was held on today from 5:30 pm to discuss the fate of the CBSE and other state board exams amidst the pandemic. Officials gave a detailed presentation on the wide and extensive consultation held so far and views received from all stakeholders, including the state governments.
Class 12 results on well-defined objective criteria
During the key meet of PM Modi with Union Ministers and other officials, it was also decided that CBSE will take steps to compile the results of Class 12 students as per a “well-defined objective criteria” in a time-bound manner.
“Class XII results will be made as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner,” the PM said.
What PM Modi said on class 12th board exams 2021
The health and safety of our students are of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect,” PM Modi said.
He said that the anxiety among students, parents and teachers due to the possibility of the CBSE board exams must be put to an end.
The Prime Minister also said that the decision on Class 12 CBSE exams has been taken in the interest of students.
He stated that coronavirus has affected the academic calendar and the issue of Board Exams has been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end.
Referring to the wide consultative process, PM Modi expressed appreciation that a student-friendly decision has been reached after consulting all stakeholders from across the length and breadth of India. The PM also thanked the states for providing feedback on this issue.
“Students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation,” PM Modi said, adding that all stakeholders need to show sensitivity for students.
He also thanked the states for providing feedback on this issue.
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