The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to conduct class 10, class 12 board exams earlier than expected in 2021, in order to conduct competitive examination like NEET, JEE etc on time. But in this regard, CBSE is yet to make any official announcement.
Procedure for list of candidates completed
Meanwhile, sources claimed that CBSE has completed the process of candidates list, examination forms (LOC). Besides, several schools affiliated with CBSE are also making efforts on their part. They are following the time table stringently, in order to complete the syllabus on time. Completion of the syllabus on time is crucial for conducting board examination on time.
Also, students in 12th class prepare for multiple competitive examination. Thus completion of results becomes more crucial as these examinations ask questions from the whole syllabus.
Shorten syllabus or delay in examination?
There are reports claiming, shortening of the syllabus as a result or delay in the examination date by 45 to 60 days due to closure of institutes during the lockdown.
Regular classes in educational institutes are closed since March 2020. Schools are teaching the students using various online group meeting application.
The academic cycle is already late due to coronavirus pandemic. Further, delay in board examination can result in delay of upcoming academic sessions too.
Earlier, CBSE had postponed the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) because of the coronavirus outbreak. The examination was scheduled on July 5, 2020. However, On November 4, 2020, CBSE announced the new exam date. The new exam date for 14th edition for CTET exam is January 31, 2020.