- On Thursday, CBSE decided to cancel the remaining papers of 10th and 12th due to rising cases of corona.
- ICSE also decided to cancel 10th and 12th board exam, but it does not want to give students the option of giving papers later
Jun 26, 2020, 01:25 PM IST
The Supreme Court has asked the CBSE to issue a notification to cancel the remaining examinations of the 10th and 12th board and proceeded to give marks to the students on the basis of assessment.
The Supreme Court gave these instructions in the hearing held on Friday for the remaining examinations of ICSE and CBSE board 10th-12th. A 3-judge bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar also disposed of all the cases under consideration in the other courts. After this decision, CBSE has issued its notification at 1 pm.
Result till July 15, optional exam dependent on children
CBSE and ICSE told the court that the 10th and 12th results can be released by July 15. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appeared before the court on behalf of the CBSE and the Central Government. He said that in the assessment scheme, marks of the last three students’ examinations will be made the basis.
On behalf of the CBSE board, the Supreme Court has been told that if students want to, then alternative examinations will be conducted by CBSE to improve their performance. The results of these students will also be announced along with other students.
ICSE said – Ours and CBSE’s affidavit a bit
Regarding the rest of the ICSE examinations, the board told the court that students of class 10 can also be given the option to take the exam again later. The board also said that their ‘averaging marks’ formula is different from CBSE. Board counsel Jaideep Gupta said that I have read the affidavit of CBSE and ours is almost the same.
Draft to cancel examinations was presented on Thursday
CBSE had decided to cancel the remaining papers of 10th and 12th due to increasing cases of corona. The papers of 29 subjects of both these classes were to be held between 1 to 15 July. In the Supreme Court hearing on Thursday, on behalf of the board, the government said that now the assessment of the 12th students will be based on their last 3 exams. They will be able to give the remaining papers later also.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the Supreme Court that the ICSE board had also decided to cancel the examinations of the 10th and 12th boards, but did not want to give students the option of giving papers later.
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Key 7 points of notification issued by CBSE Board:
1. All the remaining exams of students of 10th – 12th between 1st and 15th July have been canceled.
2. After the cancellation of the examinations, now the result of 10th-12th will be released on the basis of the assessment scheme suggested by the Competent Committee of CBSE.
3. The result prepared by the assessment scheme will be released by 15 July 2020, so that students can apply for admission in higher educational institutions in the country and abroad.
4. The students will also conduct an optional examination for the paper to be held between 1 to 15 July for students. These examinations may include students who are not satisfied with their results released after the assessment scheme. In such a situation, only the marks obtained in the option examination will be considered final.
5. No other examination will be conducted for class 10th students and their result will be decided on the basis of CBSE Assessment Scheme.
6. On the other hand, if the students of 12th do not appear in the optional examination, then their result will also be decided on the basis of the marking scheme of CBSE.
7. New Assessment Scheme of CBSE:
(a) For all those students of both class 10th and 12th who have completed all their examinations, their result will be declared on the basis of their performance in the examination.
(b) For all the students who have given more than 3 subjects papers in the examinations, the average marks obtained in the best performing subjects in three of those subjects will be given in those subjects for which the examinations have not been conducted.
(c) For those students who have appeared in the examination of only 3 subjects, marks obtained in subjects performing in the best two of them will be awarded in those subjects whose examinations have not been conducted.
(d) There are very few students of class 12th, mainly from Delhi, who have appeared in the examination in only 1 or 2 subjects. Their result will be declared on the basis of performance in internal / practical / project assessment.
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