CBSE Students can give exams in their districts: Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
“Class 10th and class 12th students who have moved to different state or district during lockdown can appear for pending board exam there,” said HRD minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
In a move this will provide relief to countless students, the HRD ministry has decided that candidates who have moved to a different state or district during the lockdown can opt to take the class 10 and 12 board exams there.
This move will not only bring relief just to thousands of students of boarding schools but also those who were preparing from competitive exams in coaching hubs like Kota but had moved to their home districts in the wake of the lockdown.
However Some students many students cited safety concerns about conducting exams during COVID-19. Also, other students expressed unwillingness to sit for online examination, citing lack of resources, in replies to Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on social media.
“Open the parliament before you open schools, colleges, universities, and taking examination of students,” said one post from Jammu, in response to Dr. Pokhriyal’s tweet.
Many other students expressed safety concerns about conducting exams during a pandemic situation.