Class 12 Board Exam 2021 Live Updates: Plea seeking cancellation in SC on May 31

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  • CBSE 12th Exam 2021: The decision on conduct of Class 12 board exams is expected by June 1. A plea seeking cancellation of Class 12 boards will be taken up in the SC on Monday. Many state boards, are also expected to decide the fate of Class 12 board exams soon. Latest developments here:

UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 02:51 PM IST

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking cancellation of Class 12 board exams in view of the covid-19 Pandemic in the country. 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, 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 last 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.

The decision on Class 12 board exams is expected by June 1.

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:

  • 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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