The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has cancelled the pending Class 10 and 12 examinations, earlier scheduled to be held from 1 July, Central government informed the Supreme Court on Thursday.
The government told the court there will be no exams for Class 10. Students of Class 12, however, will have the option to choose to either be evaluated on the basis of past marks, or appear for papers as soon as the situation is conducive to hold exams,sources reported.
Supreme Court, meanwhile, has asked central government and the CBSE to issue fresh notification regarding Class 12 examinations. The hearing is scheduled for tomorrow at 10.30 am when the apex court is expected to give its verdict.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and CBSE, informed the Supreme Court of the board’s decision.
However the students who do not wish to appear for these exams will be assessed on the basis of their performance in their past exams.