CBSE class 12 board exams cancelled for 2021
New Delhi : Considering the current coronavirus situation in the nation, the Central government on Tuesday announced cancellation of Class 12 Board examinations; PM Narendra Modi asserted that it has been decided in the interest of students and the anxiety among the students, parents and teachers must be put to an end.
The decision to cancel the Class 12 board examination was taken after a high level meeting was chaired by PM Narendra Modi; CBSE will now proceed with the process to compile the results of Class 12 students as per well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.
Announcing the news, PM Modi mentioned that health and safety of the students are of utmost importance to the government. PM Modi further asserted that all stakeholders need to show sensitivity for the students as well as their parents and teachers.
PM said that the Covid situation is a dynamic situation across the country. While the numbers are coming down in the country and some states are managing the situation through effective micro-containment, some states have still opted for a lockdown. Students, parents and teachers are naturally worried about the health of the students in such a situation. PM said that students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation.
It was also decided that like last year, in case some students desire to take the exams, such an option would be provided to them by CBSE, as and when the situation becomes conducive.