New Delhi: The Delhi government has allowed the reopening of schools for class 10th, 12th from Janbuary 18 in the view of upcoming board examinations.
"In view of CBSE board examinations and practicals in Delhi, permission is being given to open schools for practical, project, counseling etc. for 10th and 12th classes from January 18. Children can be called only with the consent of parents. Children will not be forced to come," Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said.
The schools will re-open for class 10 and 12 in order to "conduct activities pertaining to pre-board preparation and practical work," according to a Delhi government order.
“In order to conduct the activities pertaining to pre-board preparations and practical work, the head of government, aided and unaided recognised schools may call the students of classes 10 and 12 only to school with effect from January 18, 2021," the Directorate of Education (DoE) said in a circular issued on Wednesday.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct board exams for classes 10 and 12 physically from May 4 to June 10.
Practical examinations will be conducted by schools from March 1. The results of the board exams will be announced by July 15, Union Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ''Nishank'' announced on December 31 last year.