CBSE panel to plan Class 12 pupils’ assessment criteria; report in 10 days

AgenciesUpdated: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 12:52 AM IST
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CBSE Class 12 students | ANI file photo

New Delhi: The CBSE on Friday set up a 13-member panel to work out an objective criteria for assessment of class 12 students after their board exams were cancelled.

The panel will submit its report within 10 days.

“In view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided Class 12 exams of CBSE will not be held this year.

It was also decided the CBSE will take steps to compile the results as per a well defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner,” said CBSE Examination Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj.

“A 13-member committee has been constituted for the purpose. The panel will submit its report within 10 days," he added.

Odisha, too, cancels exams

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday announ­ced the cancellation of the class 12 board exams conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Edu­cation. Making the announce­m­ent, CM Naveen Patnaik said the safety of students is more impor­tant than the exams. The state govern­ment has already cancelled the class 10 board exam, conduc­ted by the Board of Secondary Education. Noting the second wave has created an unprece­dented situation, Patnaik said the prevailing condition has severely affected studies of children.

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