CBSE board exams 2021 to be held from May 4 to June 10

CBSE board exams from May 4 to June 10 next year, results by July 15

Several schools have already conducted pre-board exams online to keep the students prepared

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The CBSE board examinations for Class 10 and 12 will be held between May 4 and June 10, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced here on Thursday.

The results will be declared by July 15, the minister said, adding that care would be taken to ensure that the academic calendar is not affected much in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Schools will be allowed to conduct practical, project and internal assessments of Class 12 students from March 1 to the last date of the conduct of the theory examination of the same class.

The examinations will be held offline taking all precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

The minister said the CBSE had already cut the syllabus by 30% for all subjects to allow students to cope up with the loss in teaching time due to the pandemic situation.

The examination will be held as per the guidelines of the Home Ministry and the Health Ministry.

Pokhriyal said of the total 33 crore students across all classes, the government made efforts and succeeded in bringing 25 crore students online – through mobile phones and television – to impart education during the pandemic.