A plea has been filed by lawer Mamta Sharma before the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre to cancel the class CBSE 12 Exams 2021. The reason because of an unprecedented pandemic. The petition filed by advocate said the results of Class 12 students be declared based on ‘objective methodology’. And within a specified time frame.
Conducting CBSE 12 Exam 2021 board examination is not possible because of surging COVID-19 cases. Even online or offline examinations not feasible because of an unprecedented pandemic. Delay in the declaration of Class 12 results will hamper students taking admission in foreign universities”, the petition said.
The petition filed by lawyer has made the Centre, CBSE and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination as parties in the case.
The plea contended that due to the unprecedented health emergency, it is not possible to conduct examination. And any further delay would cause irreparable loss to the future of students.
Meanwhile, the CBSE aid on Friday that it has not taken any decision yet on class 12 board exams. A section of students and parents have been demanding cancellation of exams in view of the pandemic situation.
The board had on April 14 announced cancellation of class 10 exams and postponed class 12 exams in view of surge in COVID-19 cases. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A section of Class 12 students and their parents have been pushing for cancellation of exams citing prevailing Covid conditions. They have been also running a Twitter campaign asking the authorities concerned to cancel the CBSE Class 12 exams. Meanwhile, a several reports also hinted at cancellation of Class 12 board exams 2021. As the speculation around the Class 12 board exam cancellation the Board has come forward to settle the rumour.