CBSE has asked for more time to reply to the Supreme Court on conducting the pending class 10 and class 12 board exams. The court has granted the CBSE time till June 25 to decide for the remaining board exams. It is expected the CBSE will decide on the same by tomorrow (June 24) evening.
All the aspirants of class 10 and class 12 must note that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Board Exams 2020 have not been cancelled. In the matter heard at the Supreme Court today, the board sought for more time to decide.
It is likely that the board will decide by the tomorrow (June 24) evening. The matter for the CBSE remaining board exams has been adjourned for the time being and would be heard on June 25.
The Supreme Court was informed that the CBSE and the Ministry of Human Resource Development are at an advanced stage of decision making and a definitive decision is likely on tomorrow evening. The three-judge bench has given the time to the board for decision making.
“The decision will be informed to the court on Tuesday and an official notification will accordingly be issued as per directions of the top court,” a senior CBSE official told reporters. Speaking about the competitive examinations JEE and NEET, the official added that the, “A decision about the two exams will also be taken in accordance with the decision on board exams.”
Last week, the CBSE informed the court that it will take a decision on the pending board exams very shortly. It was done after a group of parents moved to the Supreme Court requesting the cancellation of board exams. They demanded that the students should be awarded marks based on an internal assessment or in line with marks allotted for practical exams. A similar request has also been made by the Maharashtra, Delhi and Odisha Governments to the MHRD.