CBSE Class 10, 12 Board Exam 2021 dates yet to be decided

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) spokesperson Rama Sharma on Wednesday said that the decision on Class 10, 12 Board Exam 2021 dates are yet to be taken. She also said that the exam will be conducted in written mode and not online mode whenever they are held. 

CBSE spokesperson said, “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 official also added that the consultations on dates for the conduct of the examination are still underway.

According to board officials, if students could not sit for practical exams in classes before the exams, alternative methods of evaluation will have to be explored.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will go live on December 3, 2020 from 12 pm to interact with students, parents and teachers to discuss the upcoming board exams and competitive exams like JEE and NEET.  Students who want to reach out can share their concerns or suggestions on Twitter by using #EducationMinisterGoesLive

The minister had also said that entrance and board exams will be conducted only after proper consultation with students, teachers and parents, 

CBSE has, however, released sample papers for the upcoming board exams. The papers, along with marking schemes, are available on the board website.