[Breaking] Class X, XII Board exams cancelled; optional Class XII exams may be held when COVID-19 situation improves: CBSE to Supreme Court

Taking a cue from the CBSE's stand, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) also said that it would cancel this year's Board exams.
CBSE and Supreme Court
CBSE and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court was informed today that this year's Class X and XII Board exams held by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) stand cancelled as a result of the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country.

The Court was, however, was also apprised that optional Class XII exams may be conducted when the situation improves. Students who opt out of taking these exams will be assessed on the basis of previous exams.

Taking a cue from the CBSE's stand, the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) also said that it would cancel this year's Board exams.

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