CBSE Class 12 Exams 2021: The plea, filed by advocate Mamta Sharma, which came up for hearing on Friday and was adjourned to Monday, has sought directions to the Centre, CBSE and the CISCE to cancel the CBSE and ICSE Class 12 examinations.
CBSE Class 12 Exams 2021: The plea, filed by advocate Mamta Sharma, which came up for hearing on Friday and was adjourned to Monday, has sought directions to the Centre, CBSE and the CISCE to cancel the CBSE and ICSE Class 12 examinations.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File)
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Class 12 Board Exam 2021: The central government on Tuesday cancelled the CBSE Class 12 examinations 2021 in view of covid situation. The decision has ended months of uncertainty for around 1.2 million students who were to appear in the exams.
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 08:17 PM IST

The central government on Tuesday cancelled the CBSE Class 12 examinations 2021 in view of covid situation. The decision has ended months of uncertainty for around 1.2 million students who were to appear in the exams.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting in which decision to cancel CBSE board class 12 exams 2021 was taken.

Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change; Information & Broadcasting; & Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal were among those present in the meeting.

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A petition to cancel the Class 12 board exams has also been filed in SC in view of the COVID19 pandemic across the country. The matter will be heard in the Supreme Court on Thursday.

The plea, filed by advocate Mamta Sharma, which came up for hearing on Friday too and was adjourned to May 31, has sought directions to the Centre, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) to cancel the CBSE and ICSE Class 12 examinations.

On May 28 Friday, during the hearing in the matter, the Supreme Court sought the assistance of the Attorney General to decide the plea to scrap Class 12 board examinations, and told the petitioner Mamta Sharma to be optimistic as the Centre, which is expected to decide on this issue by Tuesday, could pass a resolution in her favour.

CBSE and CISCE had in April issued notification regarding cancelling of Class 10 examinations, and postponing of Class 12 board examinations.

Meanwhile on Saturday, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma informed that Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) has decided to cancel the class 10th board examination and proposed to hold the Class 12 examinations in second week of July, if the Pandemic situation improves. The UP board has also decided to reduce the time duration for the class 12 examination this year due to the special circumstances.

Several other state boards in the country have also cancelled their Class 10 examinations and postponed Class 12 examinations this year. They are also expected to take a decision on Class 12 board exams soon. Here are the latest developments on the Class 12 board exams:

Follow all the updates here:

  • JUN 01, 2021 08:14 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 Exams 2021 cancelled: Decision taken keeping in mind safety and health of students, says PM

    The decision came after a high-level review meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi. “Health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no compromise on this aspect,” Modi said, according to a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office.

  • JUN 01, 2021 07:32 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 Exams 2021: CBSE Class 12 exams cancelled

    The Central government on Tuesday cancelled the CBSE Class 12 exams.

  • JUN 01, 2021 06:48 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 boards: Education Ministry recently took suggestions from states regarding exams

    The Ministry of Education had recently sought detailed suggestions from states and union territories on proposals discussed in a high-level meeting on the issue.

  • JUN 01, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 board exams: PM Modi chairs meeting to decide on exams

    PM Modi is chairing a high-level meeting to decide on CBSE class 12 board exams.

  • JUN 01, 2021 05:07 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 exams: Cancel 12th boards, Kejriwal appeals to PM Modi

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged PM Modi to cancel the Class 12 board exams in the present situation as students and parents do not want exam to be held without vaccination.

  • JUN 01, 2021 04:26 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 exams: PM to chair meet on exam in evening

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an important meeting on Class 12 board Exams, this evening. He will be briefed on all possible options, as a result of the extensive discussions with all states and other stakeholders.

  • JUN 01, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    CBSE Class 12 Exams 2021: Decision on exams unlikely today

    The decision regarding conduct of CBSE Class 12 exams is unlikely to be taken on Tuesday, June 1. Education Ministry is likely to make the announcement only after Supreme Court's decision. The next hearing regarding cancellation of Class 12 exams is on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

  • MAY 31, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt tells HC that class 12 exams are more important milestone for students than 10th exam

    The Maharashtra government has told Bombay High Court that SSC (Class 10) and HSC (Class 12) exams could not be compared as the latter was a relatively more important milestone for students as their careers depended on it.

  • MAY 31, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    CBSE 12th exam cancellation plea: What happened in court

    The bench asked AG why the policy adopted last year in this situation is not being followed again. If any change in policy is adopted, the govt should give a good reason for diverging. The bench said that the petitioner is of the opinion that the policy followed last year is good for this year too as similar situation arose.

    The AG replied that last year exams of only few papers where left, so the situation was different. The AG said that in case the govt departs from the previous year's decision they will have to give reason for it to the court.

    On request of AG the SC adjourned the matter to Thursday saying they can consider the matter after the government comes up with its decision.

  • MAY 31, 2021 11:41 AM IST

    CBSE 12th exam cancellation plea: SC adjourns hearing to Thursday

    The Supreme court has adjourned the hearing in the CBSE Class 12 exam cancellation plea case to Thursday. This happened after Attorney General KK Venugopal appeared and said that the Govt will take a decision in the next 2 days.

  • MAY 31, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    CBSE 12th exam cancellation plea: Hearing in matter begins

    A bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari is taking up the CBSE Board 12th exam cancellation plea.

  • MAY 31, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Maharashtra 12th Board Exam Date 2021: Exams remains postponed

    Maharashtra Board has postponed the Class 12 examination due to the prevailing covid-19 situation, However, the board had said that it will review the situation of the country in June 2021 and will then decide on conduct of the exams. The Maharashtra 12th Board Exam Date 2021 will be released soon after the decision has been taken.

  • MAY 31, 2021 10:00 AM IST

    HSC board exam 2021: What happened in last hearing

    In the last hearing on May 28, the Supreme Court directed the peititoner Advocate Mamta Sharma to serve the advanced copy to Centre, CBSE and CISCE. The Court further said that they will take a call on the petition on May 31 after Centre, CBSE appears for the hearing.

  • MAY 31, 2021 09:27 AM IST

    CBSE Board News: Petition will be heard today

    Only few hours from now, Supreme Court will hear the petition for CBSE Board examination. Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari will hear the petition at 11 am. The court had earlier expressed hope that there may be some resolution from Centre by today.

  • MAY 31, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    UP Board Exam date 2021 Class 12: UPMSP has cancelled Class 10 exams and postponed Class 12 exams

    The UP Board has cancelled Class 10 examination for this year and has postponed Class 12 examination. The Class 12 examination will be conducted in second week of July if the circumstances are normal. The date sheet will also be released by the Board as per the decision to conduct the exam will be taken.

  • MAY 31, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Class 12 Board Exams 2021: More 521 students approach Supreme Court seeking cancellation

    More 521 students have approached the Supreme Court seeking cancellation of Class 12 Board Exams 2021. Youth Bar Association of India on behalf these students has asked for intervention in the plea filed for cancellation of Class XII CBSE and ICSE examination.

  • MAY 31, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    12th Board Exams 2021: Supreme Court hearing today at 11 am

    Supreme Court will hear the petition to cancel the 12th Board Exams 2021 today, May 31, 2021. The hearing will toady begin at 11 am. The petition was filed by Advocate Mamta Sharma.

  • MAY 30, 2021 07:55 PM IST

    Class 12 boards: What information has CISCE sought from schools

    The information sought by CISCE includes the average marks of subjects scored by the candidates in class 11 (2019-20) and average marks of subjects scored in various tests and examinations conducted by the school during class 12 (2020-21).

  • MAY 30, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    Class 12 boards: CISCE had postponed class 12 exams scheduled from May 4

    CISCE had postponed class 12 exams which were scheduled from May 4 due to second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. A large section of students and parents have been demanding cancellation of the exams but the board has not announced any decision yet.

  • MAY 30, 2021 05:53 PM IST

    Class 12 boards: Final decision will be announced by June 1, says Ministry of Education

    The Ministry of Education said that "nothing has been finalised yet about CBSE class 12 boards and a final decision will be announced by June 1. The minister has already stressed that safety of students is a priority but these exams are crucial too".

  • MAY 30, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    CICSE asks affiliated schools to submit average of marks obtained by class 12 students in class 11

    CICSE has asked its affiliated schools to submit average of marks obtained by class 12 students in class 11 and during this session. While there is no clarity from board whether the exercise hints at possible cancellation of exams, schools have already started working to meet the June 7 deadline set by the board.

  • MAY 30, 2021 04:47 PM IST

    Class 12 Board exams: Ficci calls for cancellation of 12th board exams

    Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (Ficci) has written to the government seeking cancellation of Class 12 Board exams, saying that the current situation is not conducive for conducting physical examination.

    In a letter to HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Ficci President Uday Shankar said an alternate solution should be devised to determine academic progression.

  • MAY 30, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    Class 12 Boards: CBSE, ICSE contemplating options including truncated tests, cancellation

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) are contemplating various options about the pending class 12 board exams, including cancellation and adopting alternative assessment route or going ahead with the exams in truncated format, according to sources.

  • MAY 30, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Goa Board 10th Results: Students not satisfied with marks can reappear

    Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allotted by Goa board will be given an opportunity to appear in an exam as and when conditions are conducive to hold the exam, according to the scheme.

  • MAY 30, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    Goa Board 10th Results: De-recognition or penalty for a school if it is found indulging in malpractices

    The scheme's draft of Goa board lays down several checks and balances, including de-recognition or penalty for a school if it is found indulging in malpractices while finalising the results of Class 10 students.

  • MAY 30, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    Goa Board 10th Results: State board chalks out scheme for finalising results

    The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education's (GBSHSE) executive committee met on Saturday and prepared the scheme, which will have to be followed by all the schools affiliated to it. The results of Goa Class 10th board will be prepared on the basis of the internal assessment conducted by schools and an objective criterion developed by the board.

  • MAY 30, 2021 03:27 PM IST

    UP board 10th exam cancellation: 29.94 lakh students to be promoted

    The decision to cancel UP Board class 10 examinations would benefit over 29.94 lakh students, allowing their promotion to the next class.

  • MAY 30, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    UP board Class 12 exam: Detailed schedule expected soon

    The detailed examinations scheduled for UP board class 12 board examinations will be announced soon, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said on Saturday.

  • MAY 30, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    UP Board Class 12 exams: Duration of exam to be reduced to 90 minutes

    The duration of UP board intermediate class 12 exams will be reduced from three hours to 90 minutes. Students will have to answer three questions out of 10. These decisions have been taken in the larger interest of the students.

  • MAY 30, 2021 02:29 PM IST

    12th boards 2021 : UP Board has decided to Cancel Class 10 exams and proposed to postpone Class 12 exams to July

    The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) has decided to cancel UP board class 10 exams due to COVID-19 situations. The Class 12 or intermediate exams of UP board is now proposed to be conducted in second week of July provided covid situation eases.

  • MAY 30, 2021 02:18 PM IST

    Class 12 board exams 2021: SC to hear plea seeking cancellation of exams tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will on Monday, May 31 hear plea seeking cancellation of Class 12 board exams 2021 in view the the Covid-19 situation in the country. The plea has been filed by advocate Mamta Sharma.

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UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma also asked the higher education department to begin admissions in UG and PG courses in a transparent manner.(HT file)
UP deputy CM Dinesh Sharma also asked the higher education department to begin admissions in UG and PG courses in a transparent manner.(HT file)

UP Board 10th, 12th results in July, says deputy CM

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 09:51 PM IST
  • UP Board results: The results and marksheets of UP Board class 10 and 12 should be announced in July, said state deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma.
AP govt says that the decision to hold Class 12 exams has also been taken by the state as any assessment based on internal examinations conducted by individual schools may not yield accurate results in the state.(Reuters file)
AP govt says that the decision to hold Class 12 exams has also been taken by the state as any assessment based on internal examinations conducted by individual schools may not yield accurate results in the state.(Reuters file)

AP plans Class 12 board exams by July end, state govt informs SC

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 09:13 PM IST
  • Andhra Pradesh (AP) government informs SC that it has decided to hold exams for Class 12 in the last week of July as Covid-19 cases have recorded a drop in the state.
According to a press release issued by CBSE, Schools can first email their queries regarding Class 10 results at class-10-result@cbsesiksha.in and for class 12th results at class-12-result@cbsesiksha.in.(HT file)
According to a press release issued by CBSE, Schools can first email their queries regarding Class 10 results at class-10-result@cbsesiksha.in and for class 12th results at class-12-result@cbsesiksha.in.(HT file)

CBSE sets up dedicated helpdesk to help schools prepare results

PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 07:52 PM IST
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is setting up a dedicated helpdesk to help schools/result committees in preparation of Class 10 and Class 12 board exam results.
Representational image. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Representational image. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

SC junks pleas challenging CBSE, CISCE marking scheme for Class 12

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 06:34 PM IST
The court also dismissed a separate challenge by students seeking cancellation of the examinations to be conducted for private or compartment students of CBSE
CBSE, CISCE Class 12 Evaluation Criteria: SC on assessment method today
CBSE, CISCE Class 12 Evaluation Criteria: SC on assessment method today

CBSE 12th compartment: SC rejects plea seeking exam cancellation

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 04:34 PM IST
Supreme Court has heard the plea regarding the evaluation criteria and CBSE Compartment exam cancellation on June 22, 2021. A special bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari heard the petition today and has dismissed the plea seeking cancellation of exams.
CBSE, CISCE Class 12 exam tabulation scheme: The Court also dismissed separate challenge by students seeking cancellation of the examinations to be conducted for private or compartment students of CBSE.(Reuters)
CBSE, CISCE Class 12 exam tabulation scheme: The Court also dismissed separate challenge by students seeking cancellation of the examinations to be conducted for private or compartment students of CBSE.(Reuters)

SC rejects pleas challenging CBSE, CISCE Class 12 exam tabulation scheme

By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 05:41 PM IST
  • CBSE, CISCE Class 12 exam tabulation scheme: SC dismisses plea challenging Class 12 exam tabulation Policy of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE).
A special bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari said that it will hear the response of counsels for CBSE and ICSE on Tuesday on the concerns raised by interveners.(HT file)
A special bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari said that it will hear the response of counsels for CBSE and ICSE on Tuesday on the concerns raised by interveners.(HT file)

Parents, students flag concerns over CBSE, CISCE 12th evaluation scheme

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 04:43 PM IST
SC asks CBSE and ICSE to respond by Tuesday to the concerns raised by some students and parents on the schemes of both the boards formulated to evaluate Class 12 students.
CBSE Class 12 compartment exam 2021: The joint plea filed by 1,152 students in the Supreme Court seeks direction to the CBSE for cancellation of CBSE Class 12 compartment exam, and demands parity with regular students.(HT file)
CBSE Class 12 compartment exam 2021: The joint plea filed by 1,152 students in the Supreme Court seeks direction to the CBSE for cancellation of CBSE Class 12 compartment exam, and demands parity with regular students.(HT file)

SC to hear CBSE Class 12 compartment exam cancellation plea on June 22

PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 12:50 PM IST
  • CBSE Class 12 compartment exam 2021: The Supreme Court on Monday posted the plea seeking cancellation of CBSE Class 12 compartment examination 2021 to Tuesday, June 22. The apex court will now hear the plea at 2pm on Tuesday.
UP Board exams 2021: For intermediate (class 12) students, the board will consider 50% marks obtained in class 10, then 40% in class 11 and the remaining 10% obtained by students in the pre-board examination of class 12.(File photo)
UP Board exams 2021: For intermediate (class 12) students, the board will consider 50% marks obtained in class 10, then 40% in class 11 and the remaining 10% obtained by students in the pre-board examination of class 12.(File photo)

UP Board 10th, 12th exam evaluation criteria finalised, here's the formula

UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 08:00 PM IST
  • UP Board exams 2021: The Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) has devised methodology to award marks to board students of class 10 and 12 as the state government scrapped the exam earlier this month due to Covid-19.
CBSE Class 12 compartment 2021: The Supreme Court is likely to hear the batch of petitions, seeking direction to the CBSE for cancellation of CBSE Class 12 compartment exams, on June 21, Monday.
CBSE Class 12 compartment 2021: The Supreme Court is likely to hear the batch of petitions, seeking direction to the CBSE for cancellation of CBSE Class 12 compartment exams, on June 21, Monday.

CBSE Class 12 compartment 2021: Students move SC seeking exam cancellation

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UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2021 06:20 PM IST
CBSE Class 12 compartment 2021: As many as 1,152 students have filed a joint plea in SC seeking direction to the CBSE for cancellation of CBSE's Class 12 private compartment examination.
The decision to cancel Punjab Board Class 12 exams has been taken after taking a nod from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.(HT File)
The decision to cancel Punjab Board Class 12 exams has been taken after taking a nod from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.(HT File)

Punjab govt cancels Class 12 exams, to follow CBSE pattern to declare results

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 11:48 AM IST
Punjab govt has cancelled Class 12 exams due to Covid-19 pandemic, informed state Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla.
Tripura cancels Class 10, 12 board examinations due to Covid-19 situation
Tripura cancels Class 10, 12 board examinations due to Covid-19 situation

Tripura cancels Class 10, 12 board examinations due to Covid-19 situation

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Tripura on Saturday cancelled Class 10 and 12 board examinations due to rise in Covid-19 cases.
Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, here’s how to check
Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, here’s how to check

Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, here’s how to check

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 07:11 PM IST
Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 has been declared. Candidates can check the result on the official site of BSEB on results.biharboardonline.com.
BSEB Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, direct link here
BSEB Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, direct link here

BSEB Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 declared, direct link here

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 07:10 PM IST
BSEB Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2021 has been declared. Candidates can check the result on the official site of results.biharboardonline.com.
BSEB Compartmental Result 2021 releasing today, websites to check result(HT file)
BSEB Compartmental Result 2021 releasing today, websites to check result(HT file)

BSEB Compartmental Result 2021 releasing today, websites to check result

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 12:30 PM IST
BSEB Compartmental Result 2021 for class 10, 12 releasing today. Candidates can check the websites list for checking result below.
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