The CICSE on Friday deferred the board exams of courses 10 and 12 in view of an increase in COVID-19 circumstances throughout the nation. In gentle of the nationwide surge in coronavirus circumstances, the Class 10 and 12 exams which had been to be held from Might 4 have been deferred, the Council for the Indian College Certificates Examinations’ chief govt and secretary Gerry Arathoon mentioned.
“We will closely monitor the situation and review it in the first week of June to take a final decision on conducting the examination,” he mentioned.
“While Class 12 exams will be conducted at a later stage, Class 10 students will get an option to either appear in offline exams later or get evaluated on basis of fair and unbiased criteria to be developed by the board,” Arathoon added.
Final 12 months, when CISCE had canceled the exams, it assessed college students primarily based on three parameters, a mean of marks obtained within the exams held until then, topic sensible, and inside evaluation. Whereas an analogous follow is predicted to be adopted, the Council is but to tell the evaluation standards that might be adopted this 12 months. To this point not one of the class 10 exams have been held. For sophistication 12, two papers had been performed.
Earlier this week, the Central Board of Secondary Schooling (CBSE) had cancelled its class 10 board exams and deferred the category 12 board exams. A number of state boards have postponed or cancelled their exams too.