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CBSE XII board exams 2021 cancelled, PM says anxiety among students, parents, teachers must end

In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID-19 and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that Class XII Board Exams 2021 would not be held, the official statement said.

New Delhi, June 1, 2021 (PTI): The government on Tuesday decided to cancel the CBSE Class XII board exams 2021 amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic across the country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the decision has been taken in the interest of students and the anxiety among the students, parents and teachers must be put to an end.

CBSE XII board exams 2021 cancelled in view of the rising cases of COVID-19

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Modi in which it was decided that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will take steps to compile the results of Class XII students as per a well-defined objective criteria in a time-bound manner.

With the decision coming amid a high caseload of COVID-19 cases in several states and continuing health-related apprehensions about the future, Modi said the health and safety of students are of utmost importance, and there would be no compromise on this aspect.

Anxiety among students, parents and teachers must be put to an end, and students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation, a government statement quoted the Prime Minister as saying.

Modi further asserted that all stakeholders need to show sensitivity for the students as well as their parents and teachers.

The review meeting

In the review meeting, officials gave a detailed presentation on the wide and extensive consultation held so far and views received from all stakeholders, including by the state governments.

“In view of the uncertain conditions due to COVID-19 and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders, it was decided that Class XII Board Exams would not be held this year,” the statement said.

Also Read: CBSE board exams 2021: Class X exam cancelled, Class XII exam postponed

Cancellation of CBSE XII board exams 2021 comes as a relief to anxious parents and students

Modi said at the meeting that COVID-19 has affected the academic calendar and the issue of board examinations has been causing immense anxiety among students, parents and teachers, which must be put to an end.

He said the COVID-19 situation is dynamic across the country, and that the number of cases is coming down with some states managing the situation through effective micro-containment, while some states have still opted for a lockdown.

Students, parents and teachers are naturally worried about the health of the students in such a situation, he noted, asserting that students should not be forced to appear for exams in such a stressful situation. 

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