New Delhi: The Central Government will take the decision on the conduct of Class 12 exams. On Monday, Attorney General KK Venugopal said, "Govt will take the final decision within the next two days."
The two-judge bench was hearing a plea seeking directions to cancel the class 12 exams of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) amid the pandemic situation. Attorney General K K Venugopal has given advice to the bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari said "if the Centre decides to depart from the last year’s policy, so the board exams were canceled due to the pandemic, then it must give tangible reasons for it.
Earlier on May 23, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had organized a meeting. In this meeting, the decision on the 12th board examinations and other entrance exams were discussed. At the same time, the meeting was attended by education ministers, education secretaries, and presidents of state examination boards and stockholders from all states and union territories across the country.
The Congress leader also came forward, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written to Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank asking him to not holding the CBSE Class 12 Board Exam 2021 amid the pandemic. She said that children will be subjected to great injustice if they are pushed into circumstances that endanger their lives.
In the series of tweets, Union Minister has been tweeted last week, "I am confident we will be able to arrive at an informed, collaborative decision regarding the Class 12th board exams and remove the uncertainty among students' and parents' minds by informing them of our final decision at the earliest. I want to reiterate that both students' and teachers' safety, security, and future are supremely important to us," the union minister said.