23 October 2021 | Source: Oswaal Editorial Board
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has announced the revised date sheet for classes 10 and 12 semester 1 board exams. The exams will only be held in offline mode.
As per the new time table, the exams for class 10 will begin from 29 November while for class 12 from November 22. The exams for class 10 will last till December 16 while for class 12 till December 20.
CISCE postponed the exams citing “reasons beyond their control.” Earlier the exams had to begin from November 15 and 16 for classes 10 and 12 respectively
"CISCE has been in receipt of numerous mails from heads of schools, parents and students who had expressed their difficulties and apprehensions if first semester exam were to be conducted online," said Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive, CISCE.
Majority students and parents asked for not conducting online exams because of the non-availability of devices, irregular power supply and network and bandwidth problems.
"After much deliberations, we decided that the exams will be conducted in offline mode in their respective schools. Detailed guidelines will be announce shortly," he added.