National Institute of Open Schooling cancelled Class 12 Board Exam 2021

The National Institute of Open Schooling has cancelled its class 12th Board Examination 2021due to the covid-19 pandemic. The NIOS exams were scheduled to be held in June 2021. The National Institute of Open Schooling issued an official notice to confirm the cancellation of exams.

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal took to his Twitter account to announce the same. ” Keeping the safety and security of our students on priority, the NIOS canceled the class 12 examination. Students will be evaluated based on objective criteria to be announced soon this will benefit around 1.75 lakh students.” the statement reads. 

The notice on the official website reads, “Learners who remain dissatisfied with the alternative evaluation criteria will be given a chance to improve their results through on-demand examination, which will be held when the situation becomes conductive.”

The notice also mentions that the students will be evaluated based on objective criteria; however the details regarding the evaluation criteria for the class 12th examination will be announced soon by the National Institute of Open Schooling. 

Earlier, NIOS has cancelled its Class 10 board exams 2021. The NIOS has made the cancellation decision after CBSE’s big decision on 1st June to cancel CBSE class 12th examination.