As per the latest reports, the CBSE board examination for the classes 10th and 12th will start on May 4. The declaration has been made by the Education Ministry on February 02. The ministry rolled out the date sheet for both the classes 10th and 12th.
The report added that the class X papers will come to an end on June 7, whereas Class XII papers will finish on June 11. The report also clarified that the practical examinations will start from March 1.
The report also stated that the 12th examinations will be held in two shifts. The first shift will start at 10.30 am to 1.30 pm, and the second one will start from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. But, the exams for the tenth class will take place during a single shift. The said shift will be from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm.
The examinations will take place at schools i.e. offline-written manner. The administration will make sure all the safety precautions to be in place owing to the pandemic. The safety precautions comprise putting on face masks at all times, the use of hand sanitizers, and maintaining proper social distance.
The CBSE also stated that on the four days Class XII examinations will take place in two shifts. The staff working during the morning time will not be given afternoon duty. The first examination for the matric students will be languages - Kannada, Odia, and Lepcha. Class XII examinations will start with English (both Elective and Core) at 10.30 am.
Soon before the dates were declared Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal stated, "Please be assured that we have done our best to ensure these exams go smoothly for you. Wish you good luck. The board exams will be conducted on a reduced syllabus. Thirty per cent... has been scrapped... There will also be 33 per cent internal choice in the board exam.”
The results for both classes will get declared by July 15.