'All CBSE Class 1-8 students to get promoted to next class'
New Delhi : Amid ongoing coronavirus pandemic in India, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to promote all Class 1-8 students to next class without examination.
"In view of the current situation due to #COVID19, I have advised @cbseindia29 to promote ALL students studying in classes 1-8 to the next class or grade," Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said in a series of tweets.
Taking to Twitter, the minister said that students of classes 9 and 11 will be promoted based on internal assessment of schools.
"Whenever the CBSE is in position to hold board exams, it shall conduct for 29 subjects by giving adequate notice," he added.
He also mentioned that the students of Class 9 and Class 11 will be promoted on school-based assessments conducted so far and those not promoted this time can appear in school-based tests online or offline.
"Students studying in classes 9 & 11 will be promoted to next class/grade based on the school-based assessments including projects, periodic tests, term exams, etc. conducted so far. Students not promoted this time can appear in school-based tests, online or offline," Nishank said in another tweet.