CBSE and State Board Exams 2020 likely to be conducted by April end or Mid-May say, officials

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The Central Board of Secondary Educations is likely to conduct the remaining class 10 and 12 board examinations by the end of April 2020. According to the official sources, the CBSE board examinations along with the other state board examinations which were postponed due to the COVID-19 spread in the country is likely to be completed by May 2020. It is expected that the results of the CBSE Class 10 and 12 Board examinations along with state boards like  Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu may be announced by June 2020. 

Senior MHRD officials shared with the media that the CBSE and NIOS Board examinations are likely to be conducted between April end to mid-May 2020. The officials have further stated that a decision on the, however, will be taken by the respective boards after analyzing the situation after April 14, 2020. Due to the exams being delayed the results of class 10 and 12 board exams will also be delayed as the evaluation process will also start posting the lockdown. The results are expected to be declared by June 2020. The schedule, however, will only be applicable in case the examinations will resume after April 14, 2020. 

The CBSE has not yet released the revised schedule and the board was expected to release the revised schedule today March 31, 2020. Reports, however, suggest that the revised schedule will not be released by the board yet. 

The National Testing Agency, on the other hand, has already extended the last date for the ongoing application process for the different entrance examinations. The NTA  has postponed the JEE Main April 2020 exams and the NEET 2020 examinations scheduled to be held in May 2020. The revised schedules of both the examinations will be released after the analysis of the situation after April 14, 2020. 

The CBSE postponed a total of 38 examinations for the class 1 students due to the COVID-19 spread while only 2 exams were postponed for the class 10 students. Apart from these, however, the exams for the students from Northeast Delhi which were rescheduled due to the violence experienced earlier in the year have also been postponed.

SOURCE: Jagran Josh