Education

Plea in SC against CBSE order on Class XII exams

PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 10, 2020 Published on June 10, 2020

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of a CBSE notification for conducting the remaining examinations of Class XII from July 1 to July 15 in the backdrop of the pandemic.

The plea, parents of students who are appearing for the exams, has sought a direction to the CBSE to declare the results on the basis of exam already conducted and average of internal assessment marks of the remaining subjects. Raising concern over the safety of lakhs of students, it said that they might be exposed to Covid-19 infection.

It urged the apex court to quash the May 18 notificationand also to stay it till the plea is decided by the court.

It said, the CBSE has cancelled the class X and XII in around 250 schools abroad and has adopted the criteria of awarding marks on the basis of either practical exams conducted or the internal assessment marks.

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Published on June 10, 2020
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