CBSE board exams from May 4

New Delhi, Feb 02 (PTI):
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced on Tuesday the schedule for classes 10 and 12 board exams which will begin on May 4.
As per the datesheet, the exams for class 10 will conclude on June 7, while those for class 12 will conclude on June 10.
Usually, practical exams are conducted in January and written exams begin in February and conclude in March. However, the exams are delayed this session in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. CBSE Class 10 board exams will begin on May 4 with language papers like Odia, Kannada and Lepcha. The exams will end on June 7 with the Computer Applications paper. For Class 10, the English paper will be held on May 6, Hindi on May 10 and Science on May 15. Students will be appearing in their Mathematics paper on May 21, while the Social Science paper will be held on May 27. The examination will be held in one shift only, i.e from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm.Class 12 board exams will begin with English paper on May 4. The Class 12 exams will be conducted in two shifts to reduce the number of days of the conduct of examinations. The timings for the two shifts will be 10:30 am to 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm-5:30 pm. Schools across the country were closed in March last year to contain the spread of COVID-19. They were partially reopened in some states from October 15.
The board exams last year had to be postponed mid-way in March. They were later cancelled and the results announced on the basis of an alternative assessment scheme.

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