Tight-lipped MHRD to Reveal Decision on CBSE Exams in SC Tomorrow

CBSE will present its decision on the pending board exams before the Supreme Court tomorrow.

Updated22 Jun 2020, 11:42 AM IST
1 min read

The Union Human Resource Development Ministry has taken a decision on the pending Class 10 and 12 Central Board of Secondary Education examinations, but will only reveal the details in its reply to the Supreme Court tomorrow, a source familiar with the matter told The Quint.

The decision, around which an unusual degree of secrecy is being maintained by officials, was taken at a meeting of the ministry today.

“Decision has been taken and the reply is being framed. It will first be presented before the Supreme Court.”

The board has been asked by the Supreme Court to communicate its stand on the conduct of pending CBSE exams by Tuesday, 23 June. The court had issued this directive while hearing a petition filed by parents, who have asked CBSE to scrap pending exams and grade students on the basis of internal assessment.

Earlier, on Saturday, The Quint had learnt that the ministry is considering the cancellation of CBSE exams, following demands from both students and state governments.

While the ministry is likely to take on call on CBSE exams by the end of day, it is not clear if an announcement regarding the conduct of JEE Main and NEET UG exams will be made or not.

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.

Published: 22 Jun 2020, 06:59 AM IST

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!