CBSE Board Exams 2021 Cancellation: Board responds to 1 lakh students
With COVID-19 cases rising rapidly across the country, over 1 Lakh students have filed an online petition demanding cancellation of the upcoming CBSE 10th and 12th Board Exams 2021, citing safety concerns of their health and well-being. The demand of students has also been backed by several parents and even a few teachers, who feel that holding CBSE Board Exam 2021 amid the much aggressive 2nd Wave of COVDI-19 might lead to a larger outbreak throughout the country. Today evening, CBSE Board has responded to students’ demands with a Big Announcement. Know what board said to demand for cancellation of CBSE Board Exam 2021 Below.
Allaying fears of students and parents, CBSE Board also said that keeping in mind the COVID-19 situation and the recent rise in number of cases, the board has made adequate arrangements to ensure safety of the students during the examination. As reported by PTI news agency, a senior CBSE official said that with COVID guidelines in place, the exam centres across the country have been increased by 40-50 per cent to ensure social distancing among students during the exam.