CBSE to carry class 9, 11 examinations on-line? Board official has THIS to say

Several college students and fogeys on social media platforms have been requesting CBSE to conduct class 9 and 11 exams in on-line mode. Several petitions relating to the identical are being circulated to collect the eye of government officers.

The board exams for college students of courses 10 and 12 will be carried out in a written format, CBSE has introduced. After this announcement, college students of courses 9 and 11 are regularly pushing for the conduction of on-line exams.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) clearly said that exams for courses 9 and 11 will not be carried out in on-line mode. Citing coronavirus threat, a number of college students consider that schools are ‘not geared up’ to conduct offline exams and the conduction of on-line exams will be safer and would put much less tutorial stress on the scholars.

Taking to microblogging web site Twitter, a number of college students, utilizing the hastag #OnlineExamsfor9thand11th, had pushed for the conduction of on-line exams. Some college students additionally steered the conduction of the CBSE exams in each on-line and offline strategies.

Here are some tweets from college students pushing for on-line exams this yr.

Along with this, other board college students are additionally requesting for Class 9 and 11 exams in on-line mode. Few states have introduced dates for closing Class 9 and 11 exams– Goa will be holding exams from April 24, Bihar will be holding Class 9 exams from March 4 and Class 11 exams from May 10, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh will conduct exams in April. West Bengal has determined to advertise college students of Classes 6 to 9 with out exams and decreased the state board examination syllabus for Classes 10 and 12 by 30 %.

Responding to college students’ issues,  CBSE Controller of Examinations Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj asserted that the ability to conduct on-line examination will not be uniformly accessible throughout the nation. Apart from that, there are some college students who weren’t ready to make use of the web platform.

“In school education, in addition to the assessment of the knowledge of the subjects, other aspects like thinking skill, writing skill, etc. of the students are also assessed. As of now, in the online examination, assessment of the above-said aspects is not possible,” India TV quoted the CBSE official as saying.

Bhardwaj additionally dismissed college students’ claims that schools are but to finish their syllabus of Classes 9 and 11.

“As per the information available, all the schools have completed their syllabus of Class-9 and 11 by December 2020.  Thus, it would be appropriate if the examinations are conducted in such a manner that session 2021-22 is starting on time without any delay”, the portal quoted him as saying.

Meanwhile, CBSE college students have been earnestly ready for the board to announce the CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exams 2021 datesheet. Speculations are rife that the board may announce the timetable by this month.

The dates for the CBSE board exams 2021 have been launched on December 31 by the Education Ministry. As per the schedule, the board exams are set to begin from May 4 and the sensible exams will be carried out from March 2021.

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