CBSE 2021 Exam: Education Minister To Host Live Interaction With Teachers
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal’ Nishank’, will host a live interaction with teachers today, December 22. The Minister of Education webinar is likely to address questions about the upcoming CBSE and other board exam dates, schedule and exam mode. Teachers at various schools are reportedly looking for clarity on CBSE Board exam dates.
Earlier, the minister took to Twitter and wrote, “‘आचार्य देवो भव:’ My dear #Teachers, I will be going live on December 22 at 4 pm to talk to you about the upcoming board #exams. Do tune in & share your concerns with me. #EducationMinisterGoesLive.”
Among other requests from students are the request to cancel the Class 10 board examinations. Bihar Board students have also reached out to Education Minister, seeking delay in the dates. With the discussion focussed on board exams, it is expected that the Pokhriyal may announce the dates or the decision on whether or not the exams would be postponed.
Many teachers have shared their questions, including those about the upcoming CBSE and state board syllabus, test patterns, and test dates. While several teachers have also asked to cancel the 2021 board exams, a few others have urged that exams be taken online.
During his latest webinar, the education minister said that the board examinations would take place in February and March as usual, but under Covid-19 guidelines. However, if the condition is not under control at that time, the exam may be postponed.
Many sites have even claimed that Education Minister would be sharing the plans of CBSE and also possibly the date sheet for the board exams.
He further added that the CBSE would carry out practical exams as usual at the students’ respective schools in 2021, taking into account covid-19 guidelines.