- Central and State Ministers will hold an online meeting to determine the destiny of Class 12 students.
- In March 2020, the principal wave of the pandemic caused an interference of the assessment plan.
- The decision will likewise be taken on the expert selection tests, like JEE and NEET.
Central and State Ministers will hold an online meeting on Sunday to determine the destiny of lakhs of Class 12 understudies, notwithstanding rising requests for dropping board assessments and passage tests because of the second influx of the COVID-19 contamination.
As the CBSE official stated:
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is required to recommend that Class 12 board assessments be led for significant subjects just, as indicated by a senior authority.
“We had proposed that one potential arrangement could be that the tests are directed like a year ago when just significant subjects were held after the COVID-19 closure,” said the CBSE official.
The first wave of the pandemic caused an interruption of the examination:
In March 2020, the principal wave of the pandemic caused an interference of the assessment plan around the midpoint. Following a postponement, the CBSE directed tests for around 20 significant subjects, rejecting the rest.
Further, The CBSE official stated according to our sources:
“We are additionally thinking about more limited tests. All alternatives are on the table for conversation by all partners,” said the CBSE official, addressing The Hindu not long before the gathering began.
“We will take the ultimate choice after the present discussion.” Each assessment paper could be diminished to an hour and a half rather than three hours, with just objective-type and short-answer questions. Understudies may likewise be allowed to pick their schools as assessment focuses.
14 lakh CBSE students registered to appear for Class 12 examinations:
Aside from the 14 lakh, CBSE understudies enrolled to show up for Class 12 assessments, many are enlisted under the different State sheets of training, just as the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations.
Defence Minister and Education Minister will chair the meeting:
Sunday’s gathering, starting at 11.30 a.m., will be led by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and went to by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
Two other Cabinet Ministers who have recently held the Education portfolio, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, will likewise participate.
From the States and Union Territories, Education Ministers, Secretaries and seats of assessment sheets will participate.
The decision will also be taken on the examinations, such as JEE and NEET:
Aside from Class 12 assessments, a decision will likewise be taken on the expert selection tests, like JEE and NEET, which have additionally been suspended because of the pandemic.