CBSE Board Exams 2021: Stakeholders await CBSE 2021 exam dates with Maharashtra, Gujarat postponing Board exams

Created On: Nov 17, 2020 09:16 IST
Modified on : Nov 17, 2020 09:17 IST

CBSE Board Exams 2021: The announcement of CBSE 2021 Board exam dates are highly anticipated by students and other stakeholders across the country. With the State Boards such as Maharashtra and Gujarat postponing the Class 10 and 12 Board exams 2021 to May, many are expecting CBSE to take a decision on similar lines. The Central Board of Secondary Education, as per the usual academic calendar, conducts the CBSE Class 10, 12 board examinations in the months of February and March.

Postponement of State Board Exams 2021

Maharashtra State Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad recently confirmed that conducting Maharashtra Class 10 and 12 Board exams prior to May 2021 is not possible. The Gujarat State Government also announced that the GSEB Class 10th and 12th Board exams 2021 will be conducted in May next year. The Andhra Pradesh State Government has also hinted on a delay in the conducting of Board Intermediate Exams in April instead of February.

Is CBSE Board Exam 2021 Postponement Likely?

The CBSE along with CISCE had shared earlier this month, that the two National Boards are contemplating on whether to Postpone Class 10 and 12 Board exams 2021 or reduce syllabus or employ a combination of both. The CBSE usually announces the date sheet for the Class 10 and 12 Board exams in the month of December.

With the postponement of Class 10 and 12 Board exams by several State Boards, CBSE’s decision is highly anticipated. There has been no update on CBSE 2021 date sheet as of now and is expected to come from the Ministry of Education directly. Sources close to the board have maintained that the announcement will be made once the decision is confirmed.

CBSE Board Exams 2021: Experts Predict Delay

Experts and School Heads have revealed that a delay in CBSE Class 10 and 12 Board exams 2021 is not only necessary but inevitable based on the reports and assessments received. Teachers also maintained that a minimum of three months of physical classes is necessary in order for students to be ready for Class 10 and 12 Board exams.


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