Published: 28th February 2020
CBSE to re-conduct board exams for every student who missed it in Delhi
On February 26, English paper for class 10 and web applications, media exams for class 12 was conducted. On February 27, English paper for class 12 was held
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed school principals to send a list of students who missed the exam held on February 26 and 27 and will probably miss the exam scheduled to be held on February 29, reported Indian Express. While it was earlier announced that the board exams will be cancelled only for students whose exam centres fall in the violence-affected areas of Delhi, it was found that many students who reside in these areas had exam centre outside of the area.
In its latest notification, CBSE stated, “Keeping the future interest of students in mind, the board has asked principals to send the details to concerned regional offices of CBSE of all such students who have missed out on their class 10 or class 12 exams so far in the Capital.” For those who have missed their board exams, CBSE will re-conduct it. The revised dates of these candidates are yet to be announced.
On February 26, English paper for class 10 and web applications, media exams for class 12 was conducted. On February 27, English paper for class 12 was held. Further, the board has decided to cancel the February 29 Hindi exam for class 10 students as well. For candidates in affected areas, the first exam will be of class 12 physics from March 2 and the date sheet will be followed thereafter.
This year, nearly 31 lakh registered to appear for the exam. A total of 18.89 lakh students will be appearing for class 10 and 12.06 lakh will be appearing for class 12 examinations. There are 5376 exam centres for class 10 and 4983 exam centres for class 10. Additionally, 79 exam centres for class 12 are set-up abroad, as informed by the CBSE.