CBSE 10, 12 term-2 exams 2022: Board asks centres to follow strict protocols amid COVID-surge, heatwave

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Updated on Apr 29, 2022 09:55 IST

The CBSE term-2 Class 10, 12 board exams commenced on April 26, 2022, in the country and abroad after two years of pandemic-induced disruptions.

CBSE directs schools to follow protocols amid COVID-19 surge and scorching heatwaves

CBSE Term-2 Board Exams 2022: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on April 28, 2022, released an official notification directing all CBSE board examination centres to make proper arrangements in the wake of the current COVID-19 situation and the heatwave. The CBSE term-2 Class 10, 12 board exams commenced on April 26, 2022, in the country and abroad after two years of pandemic-induced disruptions.

Follow COVID-19 protocols strictly

In an official letter to superintendents of examination centres CBSE Exam Controller Sanyam Bhardwaj said, "The board has paid Rs 5,000 fixed and Rs 5 per candidate per day for the examination day to make proper arrangements to avoid the spread of COVID, it is requested that full proof arrangements may be made at the examination centre and COVID protocols may be followed strictly as given in the guidelines for centre superintendents and as instructed by the concerned state government.”

"The CBSE has also decided to pay Rs 2 per candidate per day for making available potable water, hence proper arrangements for drinking water may be made at the examination centre. Your personal intervention for making arrangements in the matter and otherwise will help in maintaining the better health index of the students and staff," he further added.

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Following social distancing amid the COVID-19 surge, the board has allowed only 18 students per classroom during Class 10, 12 board exams. Schools have been asked to provide separate rooms to students suffering from COVID-19.

"CBSE has made elaborate arrangements for the conduct of examinations in India and 26 countries. Since the exams are being conducted after Covid, the board has made all arrangements for its smooth conduct. Because of Covid, these examinations are being conducted in April, May and June 2022,” Bhardwaj said.

CBSE Class 10 board exams are being conducted at 7,406 centres while the CBSE 12th board exams are being held at 6,720 exam centres.

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