“It is downright irresponsible of boards like the CBSE to force students to sit for exams under the prevailing circumstances. Board exams should either be cancelled, rescheduled or arranged in a manner that does not require the physical presence of children at crowded exam centres,” she stated on Twitter.
According to the revised date sheet for CBSE board exams 2021, the Class 10 exams could be held between May 4 and June 7 and people for Class 12 could be held between May 4 and June 15.
India is seeing over one lakh instances on a regular basis for the previous few days and on Friday morning, the nation reported virtually 1.32 lakh new COVID-19 instances, as per official information.
There have been calls for from students for holding online examinations and over one lakh students have already signed a petition to the CBSE on this regard.
CBSE officers, nevertheless, stated as per COVID tips examination centres throughout the nation have been elevated by 40-50 per cent to guarantee social distancing amongst students.