All Board Exam 2021 Updates : Know about all Exams Postponed, Cancelled In Over 10 States

A decision on ICSE board exams 2021 will be taken soon. NEET PG 2021 has been postponed. States like Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, and Rajasthan have cancelled board exams 2021.

In the wake of the pandemic situation prevailing in the nation, many states have either cancelled or postponed Class 10 and 12 board examinations. Telangana SSC exams have been cancelled and Inter exams have been postponed. The UP Board exams 2021 for Class 10 and 12 have been postponed till May 20. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test postgraduate (NEET PG) 2021 has also been postponed until further notice.

CBSE Class 10 board exams have been cancelled and Class 12 board exams have been postponed. Class 10 board results will be prepared on the basis of the objective criterion developed by the board. Class 12 students will be given a fresh date sheet before the beginning of the papers.

Gujarat GSEB Class 10 and Class 12 exams have been postponed. The examinations were set to be held from May 10 to 25. Gujarat government has also decided to promote students of Classes 1 to 9 and 11 without any examinations. 

Haryana Board Class 10 board exams students will be promoted on the basis of internal assessment. The Class 10 board exams scheduled to begin on April 22 have been cancelled and Class 12 exams have been postponed.

Punjab board exams 2021 for Class 10, 12 have also been postponed.

The Odisha government too on Thursday decided to postpone Odisha Class 10, 12 board exams 2021.

The Telangana Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or Class 10 exams have been cancelled and the Intermediate Class 12 exams have been deferred because of the surge in COVID cases.

The Chhattisgarh Board Of Secondary Education (CGBSE) on Friday 9 April postponed the Class 10 examination due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. The secondary exams were scheduled to be conducted from April 15 to May 1. "Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education, Raipur has postponed the board exams starting from April 15, 2021, for class 10th, keeping in mind the growing transition of Corona in the state and lockdown in many districts," Chhattisgarh Chief Minister's Office tweeted.

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to postpone the Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations. New dates will be decided in May after reviewing the coronavirus situation.

Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) has announced the deferment of Classes 10 and 12 practical examinations in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases in the state. The JAC had already begun the practical exams for Classes 10 and 12 on April 6. No announcement has been made so far on the conduct of theory examinations.

The Himachal Pradesh government on Wednesday postponed the ongoing state board exams for Classes 10 and 12 in view of the rising COVID-19 cases, state education secretary Rajeev Sharma said.

Rajasthan Class 10 and 12 final exams have been postponed in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said Wednesday. The decision came soon after CBSE’s decision to cancel Class 10 board exams and postpone Class 12 final exams.

Madhya Pradesh School Education Department has postponed the high school, higher secondary, higher secondary vocational, diploma in pre-school education, physical training correspondence examinations by one month. These examinations will now be started from the first week of June 2021 and will be conducted till the last week.

Maharashtra, the state government has decided to postpone SSC (Class 10) and HSC (Class 12) final exams. Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said the present situation is not conducive for holding exams and the government will write to other boards, including CBSE and ICSE, to reconsider their exams. Class 12 board exams in Maharashtra will be held in by the end of May and Class 10 exams will be held in June. Earlier these exams were scheduled for the last week of April.

 

16 April, 2021, 3:05 pm

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CBSE 10th & 12th Board Exams 2021 : Important Points To Know

While the students of Class 12 have been asked to wait till June 1, students of Class 10 are still looming in an oblivion state as CBSE has not clarified on what basis the CBSE will give marks to Class 10 students.

The Ministry of Education has announced the cancellation of CBSE Class 10 board exams and the postponement of Class 12 exams. The decision came after a meeting held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and other officials, amid demands for cancellation of the board exams 2021 due to the recent surge of COVID cases in the country. While the students of Class 12 have been asked to wait till June 1, students of Class 10 are still looming in an oblivion state as CBSE has not clarified how they will calculate the marks of Class 10 students.

This year, over 21.5 lakh students had registered to appear for Class 10 exams and 14 lakh had registered for Class 10 exams. For the first time, CBSE has completely canceled the board exams and it will affect over 21 lakh students across the nation.

On what basis the CBSE will give marks the board will decide later however, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said in a statement yesterday that schools might be asked to look at internal assessments and practical exam marks.

If unsatisfied with the marks allocated via internal assessment, a student of Class 10 will be given an opportunity to write the exam when the conditions are conducive to do so. “Any candidate who is not satisfied with the marks allocated to him/her on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam when the conditions are conducive for the same,” reads the official statement.

Several states including Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra have also postponed their state board exams for Classes 10 and 12. States like West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh said that they are monitoring the COVID situation and are yet to decide whether to go ahead with the board exams.

Karnataka government said it will hold the exams as scheduled. Meghalaya too will hold state board exams for Class 12 but will take a decision on Class 10 exams soon.

Following the CBSE’s decision to cancel exams, the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) said that the discussion is underway and it will soon decide on conducting Class 10 and Class 12 board exams.

"We are reviewing the situation and will soon take a decision in this regard," CICSE Chief Executive and Secretary Gerry Arathoon said.

 

15 April, 2021, 12:28 pm

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Career Options After 10th

1. Science –

• Science is the most popular and favorite career option for the majority of the parents and students.   

• Science stream offers many lucrative career options such as engineering, medical, IT and you can even opt for research roles.

• The best advantage of taking a science stream is, it keeps your options open. You might switch from science to commerce or science to arts. But it is not possible to do it the other way around.

• Taking a science stream equips you with excellent problem-solving abilities. 

• Science and math offer a flexible foundation that enables students to accomplish highly respected and well-paid jobs.

• Science is fun, amazing, and fascinating. As Edward Teller rightly said

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.”

Who should take science after the 10th? 

If technology fascinates you and you have a flair for numbers, then taking science after 10th would be a wise option. 

- You can opt for Physics, Chemistry, Maths (PCM).

- If you want to make a mark for yourself in the medical field, you can opt for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology (PCM-B).

- Now there are many students who don’t like Maths. Either they are afraid of Maths or Maths doesn’t interest them. Don’t worry, if you want to become a doctor, then knowing Maths is not necessary. You can easily opt for Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB).

There are multiple career options available for the science stream after the 10th class.

 

2. Commerce – 

• Commerce is the second most popular career option after science. If you love numbers, finances, economics, etc., then finance is the best option for you.

• It offers a wider variety of career options such as Chartered Accountants, MBA, investment in banking sectors, etc.

• You acquire commercial knowledge which is very important for the business.

• You have to be familiar with the subjects such as Accountancy, Finance, Economics, etc.

• You must be good with numbers, data and have a curiosity in Finance, economics. 

• Commerce as a subject is gaining popularity in India and many students are studying and making a living out of it.

Who should take commerce after the 10th? 

If you have an affinity for numbers, business, economics then commerce is the stream for you.

If you want to shape your career in the economics and the business world, then commerce is the right career for you. 

There are a number of options available for the commerce stream after the 10th class.

 

3. Arts/Humanities – 

• Nowadays arts/humanities are very high in demand and more and more students are opting for it. 

• Arts are now emerging as a sought-after career choice. It provides students with an array of career opportunities.

• It offers many lucrative career options such as Journalism, languages, history, psychology, etc.

• Design, Language Arts, Performing arts, Humanities are well-paid career options.

• Arts subjects encourage creativity and self-expression.

• Students who take up the art stream develop critical thinking. It also helps you increase your leadership qualities.

Art teaches you to deal with the world around you. 

~ Alan Parker.

Who should take Arts after 10th?

If you are a student who is creative and wants to dive deep into humanity, then arts is the stream for you. 

There are multiple options available for Arts stream after 10th class

 

14 April, 2021, 5:50 pm

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CBSE 12th Board Exams 2021 : CBSE Postpones Class 12th Board Exams 2021

In view of the current COVID-19 situation, Class 12 board exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been postponed till further notice, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said today. The Minister said Class 10 board exams have been cancelled. The decision has been taken after a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Today Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi Ji chaired a high-level meeting to review the examinations to be held at various levels in view of the developing Corona situation,” Mr Pokhriyal tweeted.

“Honourable Prime Minister reiterated that the well-being of the students has to be the top priority for the Government,” he added.

The Prime Minister said the centre would keep in mind the best interests of the students and ensure that their health is taken care of at the same time their academic interests are not harmed, Mr Pokhriyal said.

The COVID-19 situation will be accessed again on June 1 by the CBSE and further decisions will be taken. “A notice of at least 15 days will be given before the start of the examinations.” Earlier, Class 12 final exams were scheduled to begin on May 4.

The results of Class 10 will be prepared on the basis of an “objective criterion” and candidates who are not satisfied with the marks allocated on this basis will be given an opportunity to sit in an exam as and when the conditions are conducive to hold the exams, Mr Pokhriyal added.

 

14 April, 2021, 2:54 pm

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