New Delhi| Jagran Education Desk: The second wave of COVID-19 has created havoc in the country forcing the government to take strict actions to curb the outspread of the virus. Where on the one hand states are imposing restrictions, on the other, students are requesting the government to either postpone or cancel the exams. Well, several state boards such as Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh have postponed the board exams 2021. Now, CBSE has also taken the same decision, they have cancelled class 10 board exams 2021 and have also postponed the class 12 board exams 2021.

As the state government is taking the steps to curb the spread of coronavirus, we have compiled a list of states that have decided to reschedule the board examination:

CBSE

Amid the spike in COVID-19 cases, several state CMs including Arvind Kejriwal, Amrinder Singh and students requested the centre to postpone the exams. Considering this request, CBSE has postponed the Class 12 exams and have cancelled the class 10 exams.

Madhya Pradesh

The state government has postponed the MPBSE board exams of class 10 and 12 till May 30. The official circular released by the education, department read that the revised date sheet will be announced soon. However, they have mentioned that in June, the exams will start, and by the end of the month, they will conclude the exams.

Chhattisgarh

Due to the rise in coronavirus cases in the state, the state government decided to postpone the board examination of class 10 and 12. Earlier, the exams were scheduled to take place from April 15 to May 1. The new dates for the board examination have not been announced yet.

Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Government also decided to reschedule the board examination. Earlier, the class 10 board examination was scheduled to take place from April 24, and it would have ended by May 10. Now, the new dates for the class 10 examination are - May 8 to May 25.
On the other hand, earlier, the class 12 examination was slated to take place from April 24 to May 12, Now the new dates for the class 12 examination are-- May 8 to May 28.

Punjab

The Punjab School Education Board have also postponed the examination for class 10 and class 12. Earlier, the board examination of class 10 was supposed to take place on April 9, and now the new rescheduled dates are -- May 4 to May 24.
On the other hand, the class 12 examination was supposed to take place on March 22 and now the new dates are -- April 20 to May 24.

Maharashtra

As Maharashtra is reporting more than 50,000 coronavirus cases daily. On Monday, the government decided to postpone the examination of class 10 and class 12. Earlier, the class 10 exams were scheduled to take place from April 29 and it was supposed to end on May 31. On the other hand, class 12 was scheduled to take place on April 23 and it was supposed to end on May 29.

Haryana

The Haryana government did not take any decision on rescheduling the examination. The board exams are scheduled to take place from April 22, 2021, and will conclude on May 12, 2021.

Delhi

The state government has also rescheduled the Class 9 and Class 11 exams. The new dates of the examination are not announced yet.

Jharkhand

The board examination of Jharkhand has not been postponed yet and the examination will take place in two shifts.

Odisha

The state govt has no plans of rescheduling the board examination. The state education minister Samir Ranjan Dash said that the examination will be conducted as per the schedule.

Telangana

The board examination of Telangana has not been postponed yet and the examination will take place as per the schedule.

Andhra Pradesh

The AP board exams will take place as per the schedule and there is no plan of rescheduling the examination yet.

Kerala

The state board examination will take place as per the schedule and it will commence from April 26.

Goa

The state board examination will take place from April 24 and will conclude on May 8.

Assam

Assam board examination will take place as per the schedule.

West Bengal

The board examination in the state will take place in June and will conclude by the end of the month.

Arunachal Pradesh

The examination in the state will take place as per the schedule.

Gujarat

Gujarat state board is likely to reschedule the date of the examination. Earlier, the dates of practical examinations were released on the official website.

Himachal Pradesh

According to the date sheet, the Himachal Pradesh board examination started on Tuesday i.e. April 13 and it will conclude on May 10.

Karnataka

The state board examination will take place in June and there will be proper seating arrangement to ensure the social distancing rules.

Manipur

Manipur board examinations are slated to take place from May 5 and will conclude on June 9. The state has no plans of rescheduling the examination.

Meghalaya

The state board examination will take place from April 19 and the government has not said anything on postponing the examination.

Mizoram

The state board examination will take place as per schedule.

Nagaland

Nagaland state board examination will take place as per schedule.

Rajasthan

The Rajasthan state board on Wednesday announced the postponement of Class 10 and Class 12 Board examinations. The state education board also announced that students of classes 8th, 9th, and 11th will be promoted to the next class without examinations. Meanwhile, earlier state board decided to promote class 6 and 7 students without examination. 

 

Sikkim

The state has not taken any decision on rescheduling the examination.

Tripura

The state board examination will take place as per schedule.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu state board has decided to cancel the class 10 board exams for students. The decision was taken by the Tamil Nadu government to ensure the safety of the children amidst the ongoing COVID-19 cases.

Uttarakhand

The state board has no such plan to reschedule the examination. The exams are slated to take place in May.

Posted By: Deeksha Sharma