This can be a zero-exam 12 months as each class 10 and sophistication 12 exams have been canceled this 12 months. The choice to not maintain any exams was taken after months of on-line protests by college students and deliberations and conferences between stakeholders together with training ministers and secretaries of states in addition to excessive profile ministers together with I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The choice was introduced after a gathering with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Whereas making the announcement, Modi mentioned, “Well being and security of our college students are of utmost significance and there could be no compromise on this side”. He added, “Anxiety among students, parents, and teachers, which must be put to an end.”
Now, the subsequent step can be to declare the outcome. Whereas the union authorities has mentioned that CBSE will launch a “well-defined goal standards” to declare the result “in a time-bound manner”. Reviews recommend that colleges have been requested to curate particulars on the marks obtained by college students in lessons 9, 10, and 11. It is vitally doubtless that the category 12 outcome will embody the efficiency of a scholar previously three years. A last notification on this regard is predicted quickly.
This 12 months, class 10 exams may additionally not be held as a result of coronavirus. For sophistication 10, CBSE had requested colleges to assess college students primarily based on pre-boards, mid-terms, and periodic exams. The utmost weightage was given to pre-boards. CBSE had additionally facilitated telephonic exams for college kids who couldn’t seem for any exams all year long. This facility was provided contemplating college students from underprivileged areas. The same facility is predicted for sophistication 12 college students too.
The choice by CBSE is predicted to be adopted up by different state boards as properly. similar to within the case of sophistication 10 outcomes. Mamata Sharma who was combating the case towards holding of sophistication 12 exams has mentioned that within the subsequent listening to, she is going to increase the problem of uniformity of evaluation throughout state boards. Additional, a recent petition has been filed in Supreme Courtroom searching for cancelation of NIOS and state board exams.