These 12 States Have Cancelled Class 12th Exam; These States Still Undecided (Full List)
The second wave of the COVID-19 virus has now led to multiple states cancelling the board exams of Class 12th.
As of now, 12 states have finalized this decision of not having the board exams for class 12th.
12 States Have Now Cancelled Class 12 Board Exams Due To COVID-19’s Second Wave
Previously, there was news that despite a lot of protests by students on social media and other platforms, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will be conducting the class 12 board exams.
The exams are scheduled to happen between July 15 to August 26.
However, the government went back on this and announced its decision to cancel the Class 12 CBSE board exams, amid the worsening situation of the second-wave of Covid-19 pandemic across the country. The Centre also cancelled the CBSE Class 10 exams in April.
Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, have announced that the class 12 board exams will not be taking place this year owing to the surging number of the COVID-19 infections.
However, multiple states like West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Assam are yet to finalize whether the Class 12 board exams will be cancelled or not.
Recently, the government of Tamil Nadu announced that they will be cancelling the class 12 state board examinations.
While announcing this, Chief Minister MK Stalin also requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi that all national level entrance tests like National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) should also be cancelled.
Bihar, Chattisgarh, Kerala Dont Need To Cancel Exams?
Additionally, the state of Bihar already finished with the exams of Class 10th and 12th board exams in february 2021 and the students are now awaiting the results of the same.
The Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) already began the examination of Class 12 students from June 1. However, the exams are not being conducted in the normal way. As per reports, students have been asked to collect their question papers from the specified centres, take them home and submit the answer sheets within five days.
Whereas, the state of Kerala also conducted Class 10 Kerala SSLC board exams and the Plus Two board exams as per the official schedule in April.