CBSE 10th & 12th board exam dates OUT; re-scheduled between July 1 and July 15 amid Covid-19

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released the date sheet for class 10th and 12th board examinations for the remaining papers.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday released the date sheet for class 10th and 12th board examinations for the remaining papers. The class 10th schedule for the remaining exams is for the students of North-East Delhi only whereas the class 12th schedule is for students across the country. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ releasing the date sheets on Twitter extended his best wishes to the students.

Date sheet for Class X students in North-East District, New Delhi

Date sheet for Class XII students

The CBSE exams were postponed due to the nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 to contain the spread of COVID-19. “The class 10 exams will be staggered on four dates, starting July 1. The first paper will be of Social Sciences, while the next day students will be required to appear for Science exam, Sanyam Bhardwaj, the Controller of Examination, CBSE said.

On July 10, exams will be conducted for both courses of Hindi and on July 15 for both courses of English,” he said. On health guidelines for students, Bhardwaj said, they will be required to carry own sanitiser bottles and wear mask to their examination centres. “Parents will have to ensure their ward is not sick and candidates will have to strictly follow physical-distancing norms,” he said.

For class 12, the Home Science exam will be held on July 1, followed by both courses of Hindi the next day. The class 12 Business Studies exam has been scheduled for July 9, followed by Biotechnology on July 10, and Geography on July 11.

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