Coronavirus Outbreak: CBSE to conduct Class 10, 12 board exams for only 29 main subjects due to lockdown, says HRD ministry

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct class 10 and 12 examinations for only 29 main subjects which are crucial for promotion and admission to higher educational institutions, Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced on Wednesday.

 Coronavirus Outbreak: CBSE to conduct Class 10, 12 board exams for only 29 main subjects due to lockdown, says HRD ministry

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"Have advised CBSE to conduct board exams only for 29 main subjects that are required for promotion and crucial for university admissions. Whenever CBSE is in a position to hold board exams, it shall conduct for 29 subjects by giving adequate notice. For rest of the subjects, CBSE will not hold board exams and instructions for their marking, assessment will be issued soon," he said.

The exams were postponed in view of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Updated Date: Apr 01, 2020 19:58:11 IST



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