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Nitesh Kumar Sahoo

Bhubaneswar: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank informed today that the CBSE board exams dates will be announced on December 31 at 6:00pm.

Pokhriyal tweeted, "Major announcements for students & parents! I will announce the date when the exams will commence for students appearing for #CBSE board exams in 2021.

Earlier the Minister had informed that the CBSE board exams in the year 2021 will be conducted after February. He further had informed that the exams will be conducted in offline mode.

During a live interaction with teachers on December 22, the Education Minister gave hints that CBSE board exams will not be postponed.

“The practical exams are usually held between January 1 and15 while the optional exams are conducted between February 15 and mid-March. However, taking into account the present situation, it doesn’t seem possible to conduct the exams till the end of February. We need more time to take a final call on the exam dates as to when will the exams can be conducted after February,” he stated.

Key Takeaways For CBSE Board Exams
  • No CBSE board exams till February 2021.
  • CBSE class 10, 12 board exams to be held in offline mode.
  • CBSE exams to have 33 per cent internal choice.
  • Board exam dates to be announced after assessing the situation post-February.
  • Exams to be held on a reduced syllabus- 30 per cent cut.
  • No CBSE board exams on online mode.
  • Vocational training with an internship to be introduced from class 6 onwards.

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