Live Updates: CBSE Class 10 marking on 'objective criterion'; Decision on ISC, ICSE exams soon

Gerry Arathoon, CISCE chief executive and secretary, said that a decision on ICSE board exam 2021 and ISC board exam 2021 will be taken soon.

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NEW DELHI: The second wave of COVID-19 cases have forced close to a dozen states to close schools, postpone board exams 2021 and cancel exams altogether for younger children. After review with PM Modi, Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the CBSE Class 10 exam 2021 has been cancelled and the CBSE Class 12 exam 2021 has been postponed. Education miniser Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the CBSE Class 10 students will be evaluated based on an "objective criteria". CBSE Class 12 exams will be held after a review by CBSE on June 1.

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Meanwhile, 'is ICSE exam cancelled?' wondered students as CBSE Class 10 exams were cancelled. CISCE chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon told Careers360 that a decision on ICSE board exam 2021 and ISC board exam 2021 will be taken soon.

Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, for example, have postponed the state board exams; Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Tripura and several others have promoted students of several classes without exams.

Here we are tracking all COVID-19 related developments in the world of education, including the latest news regarding board exams 2021, the cases being reported from school and college campuses, where institutions are shutting down and the measures they are taking.

Live updates

Many states have shut schools and promoted students amid the rising COVID-19 cases. Follow here for latest news regarding board exams 2021, CBSE 2021, universities and colleges shutting down and COVID-19 cases on campuses. Students trend #cancelboardexams2021 amid rising COVID-19 cases.

April 14, 2021 | 06:28 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education: Himachal Pradesh postpones Class 10, Class 12 exams

The Himachal Pradesh Government has postponed Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education (HPBOSE) Class 10 and Class 12 exams to May 17. 

April 14, 2021 | 06:19 PM IST

RBSE Board Exam 2021 Latest News: Rajasthan board exam postponed

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said: "In view of the second wave of COVID-19, the State Government, taking an important decision, postponed the 10th and 12th board examinations to be conducted by the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education, Ajmer."

April 14, 2021 | 06:13 PM IST

Objective Criteria Class 10: Academics want fair criteria for grading

The CBSE's decision on board examinations in view of rising COVID-19 cases evoked mixed reactions from school principals and educationists who demanded there should be a fair criteria for grading class 10 students. Read more here: objective criteria CBSE

April 14, 2021 | 06:10 PM IST

NEET PG 2021: Chhattisgarh district allows MBBS doctors to write exam

The district head or the civil surgeon of Surajpur district in Chattisgarh who had issued an order stopping all doctors from taking leave, including those who had registered to write the NEET PG 2021, has withdrawn the order.

April 14, 2021 | 06:07 PM IST

West Bengal Education minister said that an appropriate decision will be taken on West Bengal Madhyamik exam date 2021

West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee said that a "decision in the interest of students" will be taken on the West Bengal Madhyamik exam date 2021. Chatterjee said: "Secondary and higher secondary examinations of the West Bengal board of education are set to be held in June with Covid-19 protocol in place. But nothing can be more urgent and important than the health of our children and those involved in the examination process. The government will certainly take a decision in the interest of students at the appropriate time considering the COVID-19 situation," he told reporters.

April 14, 2021 | 05:54 PM IST

Cancellation of board exam 2021

"In view of the COVID cases increasing exponentially, we appreciate the decision to cancel the Class 10 board examinations. Class 10th Board exams are not the school-leaving examinations marking the transition to higher learning institutions; the result of 10th Board helps students and teachers assess the stream choice and the subject allocation. In such a time when the pandemic has reached its peak, it is better to calculate their result on the basis of internal assessments and overall performance," said Sangeeta Hajela, principal, DPS Indirapuram, Delhi. 

April 14, 2021 | 05:51 PM IST

CBSE 12 board exam 2021: 'June will not be conducive'

"For Class 12, June will not be a conducive month for holding exams as the students would be looking forward to their other competitive and career examinations such as NEET, BITSAT, CLAT, JEE Advanced and other both India and Abroad University applications. I am looking forward to a decision which will be helpful for the students," said Bijaya Kumar Sahoo who has been working on Adarsh Vidyalayas in Odisha and runs private schools. He added: "An early declaration of revised schedule will reduce the stress and anxiety of both students and parents, as this decision has left the students in a  lot of dilemma and anxiety as to how to plan their way forward."

April 14, 2021 | 05:48 PM IST

COVID-19: IIMC Delhi students postpone protest

Students of Indian Institute of Mass Communication who had been protesting on a range of issues including fee increase and shoddy practical classes have postponed their protest to April 30 due to rise in COVID-19 cases, the Delhi Government's measures and an appeal from the police. 

Read More | IIMC students demand reopening of campus, extension of semester

iimc-protest-student-covid-19-featured-imageIIMC protest, Day three (Credit: Students)

April 14, 2021 | 05:08 PM IST

Meghalaya Board of School Education to hold MBOSE Class 12 exams as per schedule

Meghalaya deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong said: “The final exam of MBOSE for Class 12 would be from April 16. The government has decided that exams will go on as planned by Education Department,” according to a report by East Mojo.

April 14, 2021 | 05:01 PM IST

10th Exams in Karnataka 2021: 'No decision on Karnataka state Board Exam 2021,' says edu minister

Karnataka minister for primary and secondary education, S Suresh Kumar, said that the  Karnataka state Board Exam 2021 will begin on June 21 and that no decision has been taken considering that the CBSE 10th exam was cancelled.


April 14, 2021 | 04:52 PM IST

After CBSE 10th exam cancelled, state board students start petition to cancel exams

Students have started online petitions for the cancellation of the ICSE Board Exam 2021, Telangana state board examinations. Online petitions demanding postponement of the Indian School Certificate, ISC 2021 exam and Gujarat state board exam have also surfaced .

April 14, 2021 | 04:44 PM IST

CBSE 10th Exam Cancelled: Students to get another chance

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that studetns will be allowed another chance after evaluating through CBSE's "objective criteria ". "Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams," said education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal.

April 14, 2021 | 04:37 PM IST

What is objective criteria for evaluating CBSE 10th board marks?

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the CBSE Class 10 students will be marked based on an objective criteria. The CBSE, in the notice said that this objective criteria will be developed by the board.

CBSE said: "The results of Class 10 Board will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board. Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/ her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams."

April 14, 2021 | 04:18 PM IST

'Welcome decision to cancel CBSE Class 10 exam.' Students Islamic organisation

The Students Islamic organisation has welcomed the decision to cancel CBSE 10th board exams. 


April 14, 2021 | 03:54 PM IST

'Keeping students under undue pressure,' Priyanka Gandhi on CBSE Class 12 exam postponed

"A final decision MUST be taken for the 12th grade too. Keeping students under undue pressure until June makes no sense, " said Priyanka Gandhi.

April 14, 2021 | 03:41 PM IST

ICSE Board Exam News: 'Decision on ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 exams soon,' says CISCE chief Gerry Arathoon

"The CISCE board will take a decision regarding its ICSE Class 10 and ISC Class 12 examinations 2021 at the earliest and will inform all concerned afterwards," said CISCE chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon to Careers360.

April 14, 2021 | 03:34 PM IST

CBSE Exam Cancelled: 21.5 Lakhs in Class 10 ,14 Lakh in Class 12 had registered

A CBSE offical said that over 21.5 lakh students were registered for the CBSE 10th board exam and more than 14 lakh students were registered for CBSE 12th board exam.

April 14, 2021 | 03:29 PM IST

CBSE 10th Exam Cancelled: Know how to calculate Class 10 marks

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the CBSE Class 10 marks will be calculated based on an objective criteria. Find out how the CBSE Class 10 marks will be calculated: CBSE 10th exam 2021.

April 14, 2021 | 03:24 PM IST

'Should we start a #ConductClass10CBSEBoardExams2021 ?' student on CBSE 10th exam cancelled 2021

Students who were disappointed with the decision to cancel the CBSE 10th exam 2021 said that protests were only from a small section of students.

"More than 30 lakh students appear for CBSE board exams every year. Out of whom, if one lakh have signed a petition.. will you cancel the exams? what about the other 29 lakh students? What should we do now? Take to Twitter and start a new nonsense using #ConductClass10CBSEBoardExams2021," said a CBSE Class 10 student who did not wish to be named.

April 14, 2021 | 03:14 PM IST

Gujarat Board Exam: MLA Jignesh Mevani asks for Gujarat Board Exam 2021 postponement

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has demanded the Gujarat Board Exam 2021 to be postponed. Mevani said: "Even after CBSE has postponed & cancelled offline exams of Class 10 and 12, but Gujarat government is still adamant to risk the lives of students & their parents by forcing them to appear for exams offline."


April 14, 2021 | 03:09 PM IST

NEET PG 2021 to be held as per schedule

The National Board of Examination (NBE) said that the NEET PG 2021 will be held as per schedule. NBE had released the NEET PG 2021 admit card on April 13. The clarification comes amid the news of CBSE exam cancelled 2021 and the demand from a certain section of students to postpone JEE Main 2021.

April 14, 2021 | 03:02 PM IST

CBSE Class 10 exam cancelled: 'Marks based on internal assessment would not be fair,' say students

"I had prepared a lot for the board exams. If we are to be marked on the basis of internal assessment then that would not be fair," said Mayank Kumar, Class 10.


April 14, 2021 | 02:56 PM IST

'Will JEE mains 2021 be postponed,' students ask as CBSE 10th exam cancelled

Students have started asking whether JEE Main is postponed considering the decision on CBSE board exam 2021. Students said that the COVID-19 situation applies to other exams such as JEE Main 2021.

April 14, 2021 | 02:56 PM IST

'Will JEE mains 2021 be postponed,' students ask as CBSE 10th exam cancelled

Students have started asking whether JEE Main is postponed considering the decision on CBSE board exam 2021. Students said that the COVID-19 situation applies to other exams such as JEE Main 2021.

April 14, 2021 | 02:50 PM IST

CBSE 10th exam cancelled 2021: 'Results should not be based on internal assessment,' said students

"Results should not be prepared based on internal assessment and pre-board," said Saumya Sharma, Class 10, Kendriya Vidyalaya.

April 14, 2021 | 02:45 PM IST

'Handful of students started protests, took us all down,' said student on CBSE 10th exam cancelled 2021

"I had worked hard throughout the year and I was confident of scoring well. I was well prepared. Handful of students who weren’t ready for the examination started a protest on social media and it took all of us down," said Akhil Minhas, CBSE Class 10 student.

April 14, 2021 | 02:41 PM IST

'A complete waste of time,' students on CBSE 10th exam 2021

“With just 20 days left, we were all set to write the paper. I had practised so many sample papers, mock test, previous years’ question papers. I don’t know what was all that for. Looks like it was a complete waste of time.” Chaya Mishra, Kendriya Vidyalaya NER Class 10 student.

April 14, 2021 | 02:37 PM IST

'Promote Class 12 students on basis of internal marks': Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that students attempting CBSE 12th exams should be promoted on the basis of internal exams. Manish Sisodia, said: "Like Class 10 students, I appeal to the Govt to promote Class 12 students on the basis of internal assessment." 


April 14, 2021 | 02:31 PM IST

CBSE 10th board exam 2021 cancelled: AISA welcomes decision

Students' group All India Students' Association which had campaigned for the cancellation of the CBSE board exams welcomed the government's announcing CBSE 10th board exam 2021 cancelled.  PM Modi had a CBSE meeting today with education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and other officials. 

April 14, 2021 | 02:31 PM IST

'A great relief for students,' Arvind Kejriwal on CBSE boards cancelled

Delhi chief miniser Arvind Kejriwal, said: "I am glad that the exams have been cancelled/postponed. This is a great relief for lakhs of students and their parents."


April 14, 2021 | 02:26 PM IST

CBSE 12th exam date 2021: When you can check

The situation on CBSE 12th exam date 2021 will be reviewed on June 1 by CBSE and fresh dates will be issued only after that, education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said.

April 14, 2021 | 02:23 PM IST

PM Modi CBSE Meeting: CBSE 10th exam cancelled, 12th postponed

Here is the notice from CBSE announcing CBSE 10th exam cancelled and the Class 12 exam postponed. 

April 14, 2021 | 02:22 PM IST

CBSE Exam Postponed: The decision on exams were taken after PM Modi - CBSE meeting with education minister

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal announced that CBSE 10th exam 2021 cancelled and CBSE Class 12 exams postponed after the review meeting held with PM Modi.

April 14, 2021 | 02:12 PM IST

CBSE 10th exams: 'It is essential to hold exams simultaneuosly'

The ministry of education said that the decision was taken "in account of the safety and well-being of the students". The ministry of education said: "In this situation, schools have been shut down in 11 states. Unlike State Boards, CBSE has an all-India character, and therefore, it is essential to hold exams simultaneously throughout  the country."

April 14, 2021 | 02:12 PM IST

CBSE 10th exams: 'It is essential to hold exams simultaneuosly'

The ministry of education said that the decision was taken "in account of the safety and well-being of the students". The ministry of education said: "In this situation, schools have been shut down in 11 states. Unlike State Boards, CBSE has an all-India character, and therefore, it is essential to hold exams simultaneously throughout  the country."

April 14, 2021 | 02:11 PM IST

CBSE updates for Class 12 2021: Postponed

The CBSE Class 12 exam has not been cancelled, only postponed. Fresh dates will be announced after a review on June 1, 2021. The ministry of education statement after the meeting with PM Modi says: "The board exams for Class 12 to be held from May 4 to June 14, 2021 are hereby postponed. These exams will be held hereafter. The situation will be reviewed on 1st June 2021 by the Board, and details will be shared subsequently. A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the examinations." 

April 14, 2021 | 02:06 PM IST

CBSE latest news for Class 10, 2021: Chance to write exam

"Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams," said education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

April 14, 2021 | 02:04 PM IST

CBSE Updates For Class 12 2021: exams will be held after review on June 1, says education minister

Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said that the CBSE Class 12 exams 2021 will be held after a review by the CBSE on June 1. Students will be given 15 days prior notice before the CBSE board exam 2021, education minister said.

April 14, 2021 | 01:59 PM IST

Results of CBSE Class 10 exam will be based on objective criterion: Education Minister

The education minister, in a statement, said: "The results of Class 10 Board will be prepared on the basis of an objective criterion to be developed by the Board. Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams."


April 14, 2021 | 01:54 PM IST

CBSE exams postponed: CBSE Class 10 exam cancelled, Class 12 postponed after meeting with PM Modi

The education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, said: "The Board Exams for Class XIIth to be held from May 4th to June, 14th, 2021 are hereby postponed. These exams will be held hereafter. The Board Exams for Class Xth to be held from 4th May  to June 14th, 2021 are hereby cancelled."

April 14, 2021 | 01:24 PM IST

Postpone CBSE board exams 2021: Punjab CM

Prior to the PM Modi CBSE meeting, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said: "It would only be appropriate that a decision is taken forthwith to postpone Class 10 and 12 board examinations". 

Read Full Story Here | Punjab CM seeks postponement of CBSE board exams 2021

April 14, 2021 | 12:35 PM IST

#cbseboardexams2021 as students await decision after CBSE meeting

CBSE meeting: Students are trending the #cbseboardexams2021 hashtag as they await CBSE board exam update as PM Modi meeting on CBSE board exam 2021 postponement is going on.

April 14, 2021 | 12:29 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh urges Centre to postpone Class 10, Class 12 exams

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh writes to Centre seeking postponement of CBSE and CISCE board exams for Classes 10 and 12, in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases.

April 14, 2021 | 12:21 PM IST

NEET PG 2021: MBBS graduates denied leave to write exam

NEET PG 2021 hall ticket has been issued by the National Board of Examination (NBE) but Jharkhand and Surajpur in Chhattisgarh have denied leave to MBBS graduates citing COVID-19.

Read Here | NEET PG 2021: State, district cancel leave for exam citing COVID-19

April 14, 2021 | 12:03 PM IST

Allahabad University to hold online exams from April 30

University of Allahabad, on Tuesday, said that all postponed exams of undergraduate, postgraduate, law and professional courses will be held from April 30. The exams will be held in online mode, the university said.

April 14, 2021 | 11:47 AM IST

CBSE 2021 latest news: PM Modi meeting on CBSE soon

PM Modi meeting on CBSE board exams 2021 will begin soon. The meeting will be attended by education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal as well as other officials from CBSE. A decision on CBSE board exam 2021 postponement is expected to be made today.

April 14, 2021 | 11:31 AM IST

PM Modi to hold meeting on CBSE Board Exam 2021 postponement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting with education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'nishank' and other officials on CBSE Board Exam 2021, Asian News International reports. PM Modi will discuss on CBSE board exams at 12 pm today.


April 14, 2021 | 11:19 AM IST

IIT Bombay: 60 active COVID-19 cases in campus

IIT Bombay has 60 active COVID-19 cases inside the campus, as per reports. According to Hindustan Times, from 75 active cases on campus two weeks ago, the figure now stands at 60, with 25 new cases reported so far, this week.

April 14, 2021 | 11:15 AM IST

Delhi University admissions to be delayed this year: Report

Delhi University PG admission 2021 and other admissions will be delayed this year. According to Hindustan Times, admissions to colleges in Delhi University are likely to be delayed by a few months due to the second Covid-19 wave raging across the country,

April 14, 2021 | 11:08 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh board exams postponed

School Education Department, Madhya Pradesh, has announced that all high school, higher secondary and diploma examinations are postponed for a month. The exams will now be held in the first week of June.


April 14, 2021 | 10:47 AM IST

Cancel CBSE board exam 2021, says Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that the Centre should cancel CBSE Board Exam 2021.


April 14, 2021 | 10:29 AM IST

CBSE Decision on Board Exam 2021: Centre yet to decide on Class 10 and 12 board exam 2021

CBSE said that it has not taken any decision yet on Class 10 and 12 board exam even as ministers such as Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Maharshtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad supported students' demand to postpone exams. Students have been trending #cancelboardexams2021 on social media.

April 14, 2021 | 09:50 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh announces summer vacations for Classes 1 to 8

Madhya Pradesh School Education Department has announced summer vacations for Classes 1 to 8 beginning from April 15 to June 13.


April 14, 2021 | 09:36 AM IST

Telangana: Petition to TSBIE to cancel TS Inter 2021 and Class 10 SSC exams

An online campaign petitions the Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) to cancel the TS Inter 2021 and the Telangana State Secondary School Certificate Examination (TS SSC Board) to cancel the Class 10 (SSC) exams. The online petition has received over 14,000 signatures. 

April 14, 2021 | 09:35 AM IST

BHU issues COVID guidelines

The offices and departments of Banaras Hindu University will operate with 50% staff, the BHU administration said in a notice. The departments will prepare rosters to determine who will work from office. The work-from-home provision will be expanded and "classes will continue to be held in online mode" 

April 14, 2021 | 09:33 AM IST

Jamia Millia Islamia to conduct classes online

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will conduct classes online, the institution said in a set of guidelines released amid rising COVID-19 cases. JMI, however, has allowed research scholars to continue their academic work with the consent of their supervisors.

April 14, 2021 | 09:06 AM IST

COVID-19 and NEET-PG 2021

The administration of Surajpur, Chhattisgarh, has said that MBBS graduates whose period of service in the state is not over cannot write the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG 2021) because they will be need for COVID-duty.  This move is being widely criticised by doctors on social media. The NEET PG admit card 2021 was released on April 13 and the exam is on April 18. 

April 13, 2021 | 05:25 PM IST

DU issues guidelines, asks colleges to move teaching online

Delhi University has issued fresh guidelines to check the spread of COVID-19 in its colleges and departments. DU has instructed all colleges to move to online mode of teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

April 13, 2021 | 05:05 PM IST

JNU to continue online classes

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) vice chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar has said that the varsity will continue the current semester in online mode and the admission process may start by the end of April. Kumar addressed students through Facebook Live on the state of affairs in the campus in the wake of rising coronavirus cases and said that university will take a decision to allow offline classes in the next academic session after reviewing the pandemic situation. 

April 13, 2021 | 04:45 PM IST

IIMA restricts movement as active COVID-19 cases rise to 98

The number of active cases at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad rose to 98 on Monday as it has has been hit with the second wave of pandemic. According to IIMA, about 75 percent of infected people are asymptomatic and 90 percent of those who are symptomatic have no symptoms after three-four days of medication. 

April 13, 2021 | 04:18 PM IST

6 lakhs students to write CBSE board exams

Nearly 6 lakhs students are going to write CBSE board exams and close to 1 lakh teachers are assigned for conducting of the exams in various schools across India. 

April 13, 2021 | 03:54 PM IST

Manish Sisodia demands cancellation of CBSE board exams

Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia has also demanded cancellation of board exams. Sisodia tweeted: "Looking at the corona cases across the country, now is the time to cancel the CBSE board examinations. When the whole year of education is not done in the old way, then why is there the stubbornness to conduct the exam in the old way at the end of the year?"



April 13, 2021 | 03:44 PM IST

Karnataka: no online exam for higher classes

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister of Dr C N Ashwath Narayan has ruled out holding examinations online. Speaking after a meeting in view of the spurt in COVID-19 cases, Narayan said there was a demand from a section of students and parents to conduct the tests online. "It will not be possible to conduct the online exams in the present system.

April 13, 2021 | 03:22 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal: CBSE exams centres could be hotspots

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that over six lakh write the CBSE exam and that the exam centres could become COVID-19 hotspots. All secondary and senior secondary government schools in Delhi are affiliated to CBSE. 

April 13, 2021 | 03:11 PM IST

COVID-19: Delhi University moves online

On Monday, through a fresh set of guidelines, Delhi University (DU) moved teaching for both undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) teaching online. Only researchers are now allowed to come to campus and that only with the permission of their heads of department. 

April 13, 2021 | 03:07 PM IST

MP board exam 2021 after May 30

Madhya Pradesh Education Minister Inder Singh Parmar has said that the MP board exam 2021 will be conducted after May 30. "Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, it is decided to extend the exam dates. Also, schools for Class 1 to 8 students will be closed till June 15, 2021," as per the Times of India report.

April 13, 2021 | 03:07 PM IST

CBSE 2021 board exam update

While several publications, including the Times of India and the Indian Express, have reported that Centre is "mulling" changes to the schedule or format of the CBSE board exam 2021, there is no announcement yet on the CBSE official website

April 13, 2021 | 03:04 PM IST

COVID-19: IGNOU convocation online

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will hold its thirty-fourth convocation in "virtual mode"  due to the "rapid surge in COVID-19 cases". The convocation is scheduled for April 15 and more that 2,35,000 students will be awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates. 

IGNOU will hold its convocation online due to COVID-19 (Source: Facebook/IGNOU)


April 13, 2021 | 02:52 PM IST

Maharashtra education minister said that the state will write to CBSE, ICSE on postponing exams

Maharashtra education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced that Maharashtra board exam 2021 will be postponed due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. The minister also said that the state government will be writing to CBSE, ICSE and other boards to take a similar decision. 

April 13, 2021 | 02:47 PM IST

States promote students without examinations

Many states such as Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha and Tripura have chosen to promote students without examinations.

April 13, 2021 | 02:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal asks to cancel CBSE board exams 2021

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the central government to cancel CBSE board exams 2021. Kejriwal said that exam centres can become hotspots as the number of COVID-19 cases increased by 13,500 people in 24 hours.


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