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No Class 10 board exams to be held except for students in north-east Delhi

The remaining exams for Class 10, which have been in a suspended state since the lockdown began in March, will no longer be held, the Union HRD ministry has said

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New Delhi Updated on: May 06, 2020 12:48 IST
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The HRD ministry on Tuesday once again made it clear that exams for Class 10 were over for the entire country except for North-East Delhi. It also made it clear that students will be given adequate time (10 days) before the exam is conducted. It must be noted that the CBSE on April 1, in a media statement made it clear that the exams for Core subjects for Class 10 were already over for entire country except at some North-East Delhi centres where it could not be conducted due to law and order situation. Exams for six core subjects - 1.Hindi Course A, 2.Hindi Course B, 3.English Comm, 4.English Lng & Lit, 5. Science, 6. Social Science - is pending in the North-East Delhi area and the CBSE is likely to announce the dates of these six papers in a day or two, HRD Minister RP Nishank informed in his webinar on Tuesday. 

The minister also announced that the CBSE committee was also considering the reduction of the syllabus. "CBSE will assess the loss of instructional time for a proportionate reduction in curriculum load for Exams. In accordance, Course Committees of the Board has initiated work on the reduced syllabus in various scenarios," HRD ministry highlighted in a tweet followed by RP Nishank's webinar. 

Overall, exams for 29 subjects are slated to be held across the country for Class 10 and Class 12 students. 

 

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