17 May 2021 | Source: Oswaal Editorial Board
The suspense around 12th Board exams gets denser. After the cancellation of 10th boards, students of class 12 are still waiting to find out the status of their exams. Union Education Minister, Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, connected with the State Education Secretaries to get updates regarding education proceedings happening in different states. He discussed in detail about improving online education and making it accessible to all and implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. Looking at the current Covid-19 situation in the country, many precautions have been taken by the ministry like preponing summer vacations, postponing college entrance exams and admission dates for several grades, and conducting online classes. CBSE class 12th Board exams have also been postponed but the dates are still awaited. A decision will be taken only after consulting medical experts and examining the preparedness of the states for conducting the exams.