Recently, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) cancelled the board examinations of class 12th owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a notification has been circulated regarding the evaluation of practical’s and assessments of the students.
As per the official notification the last date for submission of marks statements of the internal assessments has been extended. It stated that, “It has been observed that some schools have not been able to complete the school-based assessments in various subjects due to pandemic. Thus the schools with pending practical’s /internal assessment are permitted to conduct the same now in only online mode and upload the marks by June 28.”
Furthermore, “While uploading marks, it will be ensured that correct marks are uploaded so no correction in the marks once uploaded will be allowed subsequently. Examiners should keep in mind that marks allotted should not bunch towards the max marks which are highly unlikely in view of diverse levels of students.” it added.
The cancellation of board examinations 2021 was taken under the guidance of honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He asserted the decision viewing the anxiety level among the students, parents and teachers due to the increasing positive cases of COVID-19. The decision was finalized at a high-level meeting where it was decided that the CBSE will take steps to compile the results of Class 12 students as per a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.
Regarding this matter, the Prime Minister tweeted, “Government of India has decided to cancel the Class XII CBSE Board Exams. After extensive consultations, we have taken a decision that is student-friendly, one that safeguards the health as well as the future of our youth.”