A day after announcing the examination dates, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank on Saturday said that the evaluation for class 10, 12 board exams to be done at home by teachers. A total of 1.5 crore answer sheets of all 173 subjects will be evaluated by teachers at their own homes during the coronavirus lockdown period.
In addition to that, the Union Home Ministry has designated 3,000 CBSE schools across the country, as the evaluation centers from where the answer sheets will be sent for evaluation to the homes of teachers. This process will be completed in approx 50 days.
The Union Human Resource Development Minister took to his Twitter handle to share a video message.
"1.5 crore answer sheets of already conducted class 10, 12 exams to be delivered at homes of teachers for evaluation,' said the union minister in the video message.
Earlier, Nishank has announced that the Central Board of Secondary Education will hold the examinations of the remaining 29 subjects of Class 10 and Class 12 Board from July 1 to July 15.
In his previous video message, the HRD minister said that the board is working on resuming the evaluation of answer scripts, which stopped in March due to the lockdown. One of the options being considered is to deliver the answer scripts to the examiners at come, amid the ongoing threat posed by the virus.