A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) will hear in the Supreme Court on May 31, 2021, regarding the pending board exams of class 12 of the Central Boards. Earlier it was scheduled to be heard on May 28.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by CBSE and CISCE demanding the cancellation of 12th class board examinations on Monday, 31 May 2021 in view of the Covid-19 situation in the country. Also, the apex court has directed the petitioner Advocate Mamta Sharma to make the advance copy of the petition available to the defendants Central Government, CBSE, and CISCE.
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was to be heard in the Supreme Court on May 28, 2021, regarding the pending board exams of class 12 of the Central Boards. This PIL filed in the Supreme Court by Advocate Mamta Sharma demanded that the board examinations of the Senior Secondary (Class 12) of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the ISC (Class 12) of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) should be canceled. For the purpose of safeguarding, the infection of the second wave of the Kovid-19 epidemic spread across the country, the 12th class examinations of CBSE and CISCE have been postponed for the time being.
Public interest litigation filed for cancellation of CBSE and CISCE's 12th board examinations demanded that class 12 students of both boards be given an 'Objective Methodology' basis within the given timeframe without giving the results. Be declared. Also, through the petition, both the boards have been requested to order in this regard from the apex court.
Many other state boards in the country have already canceled their Class 10 examinations and postponed Class 12 examinations this year.
According to media reports, the announcement of dates for examinations and exam patterns will be announced by the CBSE board on 1 June 2021. Similarly, entrance examinations (JEE Main, NEET, etc.) will be conducted as per the information received.
Amid the surge of the second wave of covid-19, all the schools have been closed, online education has also been banned in some states, while a summer holiday has been announced. In such a situation, the Union Education Minister is now going to discuss the current conditions. the Union Education Ministry has canceled the Class 10 CBSE board exam and postponed the Class 12 CBSE board exam till further orders. The ministry has also postponed all the exams of higher education which were scheduled for May.