Education Minister’s interaction with teacher regarding upcoming Board Exams 2020 postponed to December 22

The Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyak ‘Nishank’ has postponed his live interaction which was scheduled for December 17 with teachers to discuss CBSE Board exams 2021 to December 22 at 4 pm. The information about the postponement has been shared on the official Twitter handle of the Education Ministry

The tweet reads, “Considering the overwhelming response, the date has been revised. Union Education Minister Shri @DrRPNishank will go #live on Dec 22 at 4 PM on Twitter or Facebook to discuss your concerns regarding board #exams.Till then keep sharing your queries using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.” 

Mr Pokhriyal tweeted, “Teachers, I am looking forward to having an insightful interaction with you all on Dec 22 at 4 PM. Please share your queries/suggestions with me” using #EducationMinisterGoesLive.

Minister Pokhriyal on December 10 interacted with students and said the dates for board exams and other competitive exams will be announced well in advance so as to ensure that students do not face difficulties

Several teachers have been asking about clarity over the Board examinations 2020 schedule and practical exams. Some of them have also asked to do away with practical exams and mark students on the basis of year-end assignments.

Many teachers have also expressed concerns regarding holding the board exams whereas the schools are still closed. They say it is important to conduct essential classroom coaching before the boards are conducted. 

Meanwhile CBSE has confirmed that Class 10, 12 Board exams 2021 are going to take place in offline mode only and that practical exams will be held in school labs and not in OLab.