New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the dates of remaining examinations of CBSE Class X and XII in New Delhi today. The Minister said that the examinations of Class X will be conducted for the students of North East Delhi only, while the exams of class XII will be held for students across the country including North-east Delhi. All examinations will be between 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.
The Central Board of Secondary Education today released date sheet for Class 12th board examinations for the remaining papers. It also released date sheet for the re-scheduled board examinations of Class 10th for North-East Delhi. The examinations will be conducted between 1st of July to 15th July this year.
The CBSE has also issued instructions asking students to carry their own sanitizer bottles and wear mask and follow social distancing norms during the examinations. Parents will ensure that their ward is not sick. The Class 10th examinations were postponed due to violence in North Eastern part of National Capital and then due to lockdown and Class 12th examinations in view of the lockdown imposed in the country to combat COVID-19.
The Class 10 exams will be staggered on four dates, starting 1st July. The first paper will be of Social Sciences, while the next day students will be required to appear for Science exam. On 10th of July, exams will be conducted for both courses of Hindi and on 15th of July for both courses of English.
For Class 12, the Home Science exam will be held on 1st of July, followed by both courses of Hindi the next day. The Class 12 Business Studies exam has been scheduled for 9th July, followed by Biotechnology on 10th and Geography on 11th of July.
Earlier during a webinar interaction with the students on May 5, Shri Pokhriyal had said that the remaining exams of CBSE X and XII will be conducted between July 1-15.
On this occasion Shri Pokhriyal said that the ministry of HRD was fully committed to the fact that while announcing the exam dates, special care will be taken that the students get plenty of time for exam preparation and now students will be able to concentrate on their preparations. The Minister added that apart from this we have also instructed CBSE to take care of social distancing while conducting examinations so that the health of students and teachers can be ensured. The Minister also extended his best wishes to the students for the examination.