HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on 19th May – Tuesday, confirmed that the pending papers for CBSE Board 10th and 12th Exam 2020 will be held at the respective schools from where the students’ are registered. The clarification from the minister came following queries from students and parents about the exam centres that are to be allotted to the students and how it might be a cause of concern for their safety and health.  He also confirmed that following the completion of the exam, CBSE Board Result 2020 should be expected to be announced by July 2020 end.

Move to reduce Travel Time for Students

The decision to hold the pending CBSE Board Exam 2020 at the respective schools of the students from where they are registered is aimed at reducing the overall travel time for the students. Typically, the exam centres for CBSE Board Exams are allotted through a centralized system, wherein students are allotted seats in any exam centre that might fall in their region. However, looking at the situation that prevails currently due to coronavirus pandemic, it seems that the board has decided to allot the schools from where students are registered as their examination centres.

CBSE Board Exam Result by July end

Addressing another major concern that has been expressed by the students and parents, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal also informed students that the CBSE 10th Result 2020 and CBSE 12th Result 2020 will be announced by the board immediately after the board exams are completed in July. He also added that students can expect CBSE Board Results 2020 to be out by July-end as they are to play a pivotal role for students in the overall admission process for higher studies. Evaluation work for the papers or subjects which were held already have begun in at-home format, wherein teachers and evaluators are checking the answer copies for already held CBSE Board Exam 2020 at their home.

No Decision on Reopening of School Yet

Talking about another major concern of parents and students, the HRD Minister said that the government and CBSE Board are yet to take any confirmed decision about reopening of schools. He said that during the current challenging times, it is very difficult for parents and students to plan for future ahead. He also informed that NCERT has been asked to work on a o create a framework on how to re-open the education institutes. UGC is also creating a framework for higher education institutes. The health of students is our top priority.


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