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CBSE to promote students of class 1st to 8th to next grade; to conduct only main exams of 10th and 12th


In view of COVID -19 outbreak, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)will conduct class 10 and 12 examinations only for 29 main subjects which arecrucial for promotion and admission to higher educational institutions. HumanResource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said, he has advised theboard in this regard. He said, for rest of the subjects, CBSE will not holdboard exams and instructions for their marking, assessment will be issued soon.

He has also directed CBSE to promote all students of classes one to eight tothe next class in view of  COVID- 19 situation. The Minister said, thestudents of class 9 and 11 will be promoted to the next class based on theschool-based assessments including projects, periodic tests and term examsconducted so far. Those Class 9 and 11 students not promoted this time, canappear in school based tests online or offline.

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