Gana Adhikar News with inputs from Agencies, New Delhi, June 1 : The Union Government today decided to cancel the CBSE Class 12th board exams for this year (2021) considering the looming Covid -19 situation in the country.
Updates : Immediately after the Government’s announcement about the cancellation of CBSE Class 12 exam for the year 2021, the ICSE followed suit and announced its decision to call of the ISC Class 12 board exams for the year 2021.
Today’s decision on CBSE Class 12 board exams, was taken in a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“ In view of the uncertain conditions due to Covid and the feedback obtained from various stakeholders , it was decided that Class – XII Board Exams would not be held this year”, the Prime Minister’s office said in a statement.
The Prime Minister said that the decision has been taken in the interest of students.