Amid Covid-19, a large number of students are worried about the upcoming CBSE Board exams.
Thus to address all queries of students with regard to CBSE class 10 and 12 exams, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today will hold a live webinar to interact with teachers from across the country.
Earlier, on December 10, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal fielded the questions of the students at a live interactive session and assured them that they will return to school soon as the COVID-19 situation in the country is improving. Presently, 17 states have decided to reopen schools, he informed.
Pokhriyal is now scheduled to go live with teachers on December 22.
In a recent tweet, he said, "My dear #Teachers, I will be going live on Dec 22 at 4 pm to talk to you about the upcoming board #exams. Do tune in & share your concerns with me, " he said adding a hashtag #EducationMinisterGoesLive
In his last interaction, the education minister said that the board exams will happen in February and March as usual but under COVID-19 guidelines. However, if the condition is not in control at that time, then the exam may delay.
He further added that the CBSE will hold the practicals exams as usual at students' respective schools in 2021, keeping in mind the COVID-19 guidelines. In addition to this, he had made a big announcement about entrance exams like JEE and NEET.
While the Education Ministry is yet to announce the final date sheet for CBSE board exams for class 10 and 12, it has clarified that the exam will be held in pen and paper mode only.
(With inputs from agnecies)