CBSE Class 10, 12 exams scheduled for February 28 and 29 postponed, check details here

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 27, 2020 16:28 IST

CBSE has rescheduled class 10, 12 exams for exams centres located in the Northeast District of Delhi.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed Class 10 and Class 12 Board exams scheduled for February 28 and February 29 in violence-hit northeast Delhi. However, the Board has made this clear that exams in the rest of Delhi will be conducted as scheduled. Affected students will be notified about the new exam dates shortly.
The board also made it clear that the Central Board of Secondary Education would make no changes in the exam schedule of Class 10 and Class 12 in Delhi from March 2 onwards. Fresh exams will be conducted for students who have not been able to appear for papers due to the prevailing situation. The board has also asked schools to provide details of students who failed to appear for the exams. Talking about the postponed Board exams, CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi that the school principals are requested to provide the details of the students who failed to appear for the examination due to the prevailing situation. He further added that the Board will provide new dates for the postponed examinations shortly.
Due to the Delhi riots, CBSE had to postpone class 10 and class 12 examinations that were scheduled for February 26 and February 27, 2020. Earlier, The Delhi High Court on Wednesday i.e. February 26, 2020, stated that class 10 and class 12 students who have Board exam centres in violence-hit northeast Delhi, must be informed in one go about the schedule for the next 10 to 15 days and not on a short-term basis.

According to media reports, Justice Rajiv Shakdher had expressed that the situation in northeast Delhi is getting worse. Due to the increase in death/injured toll, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) must take a call for the next 10 to 15 days. The court had asked the CBSE to come with instructions about a long-term plan at 2.15 pm. As per media reports, at least 34 people were killed and more than 200 got injured during the communal violence that took place in northeast Delhi over amended citizenship law.

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