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ICSE board exam 2021: CISCE postpones Classes 10, 12 exams

ICSE board exam 2021: The CISCE has postponed the ICSE (class 10), ISC (class 12) exams. The revised exam schedule will be announced on the first week of June

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New Delhi Updated on: April 16, 2021 19:03 IST
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ICSE board exam 2021: Decision on conducting Class 10th and 12th exams likely today 

ICSE ISC exams 2021: Following the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)'s decision to cancel and postpone the classes 10, 12 exams respectively, the Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations has postponed the ICSE (class 10), ISC (class 12) exams. The CISCE official earlier today said, "The decision on whether to cancel or postpone the ICSE, ISC exams are expected to be taken this week, considering the concern of the students, parents due to Covid-19 pandemic situations." 

"As ISC exams have already started from April 8, it is likely to be postponed," the official told IndiaTV. The announcement can be by Friday evening, he added. As per the schedule, the class 10 exam will be conducted from May 5 to June 7, while the ongoing class 12 exam will be concluded on June 16. 

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Meanwhile, last year, the board exams were cancelled, and students were evaluated on the basis of internal assessment. As per the scheme, candidates were evaluated based on the best three subjects percentage marks for which board exams were held, and also on their internal assessment, project work marks. 

The students need to score a minimum 33 per cent marks to clear ICSE exam, while 40 per cent marks in each subject as well as aggregate for to pass ISC exam.  

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