NEW DELHI: Ending all speculations, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has mentioned that the upcoming Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board tests is per chance now now not held till February 2021.
The Union Minister added that a resolution on when to launch the tests will be taken by the federal government later.
Pokhriyal made the necessary announcement sometime of a stay interplay with teachers on the CBSE board tests. Sooner than this, he had interacted with college students relating to entrance tests and online classes.
On the modes of tests, Pokhriyal mentioned, “Many CBSE colleges are in rural areas. Hence, online examinations are now now not imaginable.”
The Union Education Minister acknowledged that cancelling tests and selling college students without tests will lead to striking a imprint on these college students and these college students also can face trouble in getting jobs and admissions at elevated education level within the damage.
He extra acknowledged that the federal government can now now not allow COVID-19 to influence the college students and mark them as COVID-generation college students who cleared the classes with none examination.
He additionally confirmed that there would be no realistic examinations in January and February, pronouncing it modified into once now now not imaginable to behavior examinations within the months of January and February 2021. As for dates in March, he confirmed that the diagram is being assessed and dates would be launched soon.
Talking about a reduction of the syllabus for the academic year 2020-21, he mentioned that the CBSE has already reduced the syllabus to 30 p.c, and a great deal of order governments hold additionally reduced their syllabus for the academic year 2020-21. “The tests would be performed on the inspiration of the reduced syllabus,” he mentioned.